Caltius Mezzanine Closes $347 Million Fund V
October 28, 2016
Caltius Mezzanine is pleased to announce the final closing of its fifth mezzanine fund complex, consisting of Caltius Partners V, LP (“Fund V”), Caltius Partners V (SBIC), LP (“Fund V SBIC”) and affiliates (“the “Funds”). Fund V SBIC is a Small Business Investment Company licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) and together with the other Funds closed on an aggregate $347 million of capital commitments, including anticipated leverage from the SBA.
With the success of its prior four funds, Caltius received great support from both existing and new limited partners. The Funds are comprised of a diverse group of U.S. and European-based institutional limited partners, regional, national and international banks, insurance companies, and high net worth individuals.
Caltius continues to apply its strategy of investing both debt and non-control equity into privately held middle market companies across the United States. Caltius specializes in providing creative junior capital solutions direct to owners and mangement teams to facilitate a variety of transactions including management buyouts, passive shareholder redemptions, dividend recapitalizations, acquisitions and growth capital. The firm and its principals have succesfully and consistently implemented this strategy since the firm’s inception in 1997.
“We are gratified by the support demonstrated by our existing and new limited partners,” commented James Upchurch, President and CEO of Caltius. “After having invested in over 60 transactions in our prior funds we have already funded three new investments in 2016 to start off this fifth mezzanine fund complex. We are finding great investment opportunites through our network of relationships who value our experience, creativity, investing discipline and team of seasoned professionals.”
For over 19 years, Caltius Mezzanine has been providing innovative capital solutions to small and mid-sized companies throughout the United States, deploying more than $1.0 billion of junior capital. For more information about our investment criteria, portfolio, and our team, please visit www.caltiusmezzanine.com or call us at (310) 996-9585.