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Monroe Capital Participates in New Credit Facility to InfrastruX Group, Inc.

Chicago, IL, May 17, 2006

Monroe Capital LLC announced its participation as a co-lender in a new senior secured credit facility to InfrastruX Group, Inc. Monroe Capital’s term loan, as part of a $220 million senior credit facility was used to assist InfrastruX Group, Inc. consummate a strategic acquisition and provide ongoing working capital.

Headquartered in Bellevue, WA, Infrastrux Group, Inc. is a leading U.S. provider of end-to-end infrastructure construction services, primarily for the electric and natural gas utility end-markets. InfrastruX was founded in 2000 and operates as a subsidiary of Puget Energy, Inc., a publicly traded utility company. InfrastruX offers its customers a complete range of services, including design, new construction, maintenance, repair and restoration, emergency response services and a host of turnkey/packaged solutions. The company also provides cable injection both nationally and internationally and large-bore directional drilling nationally.

Monroe Capital is a specialty finance company devoted to providing innovative capital to middle-market businesses. Monroe Capital specializes in originating, structuring and providing customized financing to corporate, real estate, media and communication, and asset-based borrowers based in the U.S. and Canada in amounts of $3 million to $40 million, with an ability to agent and syndicate larger transactions. These investments include senior and junior secured debt as well as bridge loans to companies in need of immediate access to capital; flexible acquisition facilities for acquirers of opportunistic assets; mezzanine or last-out second loans that stretch a company’s debt capacity; acquisitions of distressed debt; and equity co-investments. Monroe Capital prides itself on its flexible investment approach and its ability to close and fund transactions quickly. To learn more about Monroe Capital, visit