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Monroe Capital Teams with Ares Capital to Provide a $30 Million Second Lien Credit Facility for the Acquisition of Sigma International Group, Inc. by Frontenac Company

Chicago, Il, December 14, 2007

Monroe Capital LLC, announced that it has teamed with Ares Capital Corporation, as agent, to provide a $30 million second lien credit facility for the acquisition of Sigma International Group, Inc. (“Sigma”) by Frontenac Company. Sigma is a nationally recognized importer and master distributor of highly-engineered, ductile iron and cast iron fittings, restraints, extenders and accessories used as part of the delivery infrastructure in the water and wastewater treatment industry.

Monroe Capital is a specialty finance company providing senior secured and junior secured debt to middle-market companies. Monroe Capital specializes in originating, structuring and providing customized one-stop financings to U.S. and Canadian borrowers. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to owners, senior management and transaction sponsors. Investment types include senior and junior secured debt as well as bridge loans, flexible acquisition facilities, 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