Caltius Mezzanine Realizes Investment in Griplock Systems

July 30, 2013

Caltius Mezzanine (“Caltius”) is pleased to announce the successful realization of its investment in Griplock Systems (“Griplock”).

In July 2013, Griplock redeemed Caltius’ debt and equity securities with the proceeds from a new financing. In August 2008, Caltius provided $9.6 million of mezzanine debt and equity to support the buyout of Griplock by KCA Partners, a private equity company based in San Francisco, CA. Headquartered in Carpinteria, CA, Griplock provides cable suspension systems that address a wide range of applications, including energy efficient lighting, retail signage and store fixture display, architectural ceilings, theatrical and trade show rigging, and museum-quality art display.

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Caltius Mezzanine provides innovative capital solutions in amounts of $10.0 to $100.0 million to middle market companies throughout North America. Since its founding in 1997, Caltius Mezzanine has invested over $1.0 billion in a broad range of industries to support acquisitions, recapitalizations, buyouts, and organic growth. Caltius Mezzanine is currently investing out of its fourth fund, Caltius Partners IV, LP, a $500 million fund. For more information or to refer an investment opportunity, please call us at (310) 996-9585.