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Monroe Capital Supports Wind Point Partners’ Acquisition of Central Moloney

Chicago, IL, November 7, 2023

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) announced it acted as administrative agent and sole lead arranger on the funding of a senior credit facility and equity co-investment to support the acquisition of Central Moloney (“CMI”) by private equity sponsor, Wind Point Partners.

Founded in 1949 and based in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, CMI is a leading manufacturer of critical infrastructure products for the U.S. electrical grid, including distribution transformers and associated components. CMI recently opened an additional facility in Panama City Beach, Florida, to support growing demand for electrification and the modernization and improved weather resiliency of electrical infrastructure.

About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC is a premier boutique asset management firm specializing in private credit markets across various strategies, including direct lending, technology finance, venture debt, opportunistic, structured credit, real estate and equity. Since 2004, the firm has been successfully providing capital solutions to clients in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe prides itself on being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, management, and both private equity and independent sponsors. Monroe’s platform offers a wide variety of investment products for both institutional and high net worth investors with a focus on generating high quality “alpha” returns irrespective of business or economic cycles. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains 10 offices throughout the United States and Asia.

Monroe has been recognized by both its peers and investors with various awards including Private Debt Investor as the 2023 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Decade, 2022 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year, 2022 CLO Manager of the Year, Americas; Inc.’s 2023 Founder-Friendly Investors List; Global M&A Network as the 2023 Lower Mid-Markets Lender of the Year, U.S.A.; DealCatalyst as the 2022 Best CLO Manager of the Year; Korean Economic Daily as the 2022 Best Performance in Private Debt – Mid Cap; Creditflux as the 2021 Best U.S. Direct Lending Fund; and Pension Bridge as the 2020 Private Credit Strategy of the Year. For more information and important disclaimers, please visit