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  Gladstone Investment has completed another active year of new buyouts and a highly successful exit with significant equity gain. We look forward to continuing this growth and the opportunity of partnering with new management teams and Independent Sponsors.  
 
 
 

ACQUISITIONS

 
 
 
 

 

Equity
Senior Term Debt

Gladstone Investment acquired Nth Degree, Inc. in partnership with Capitala Finance Corp. and members of the executive management team. Gladstone Investment provided both equity and senior secured debt to complete the transaction.

Headquartered outside of Atlanta, GA, Nth Degree is a multifaceted face-to-face event marketing and management services organization that works with Fortune 1000 companies on the world's largest stages. Nth Degree's service lines include exhibit installation and dismantle services, trade show exhibit management, and event management services.

For more information on Nth Degree, Inc., please visit: www.nthdegree.com.

 
 
 
 

 

 


Equity
First Lien Senior Debt

Gladstone Investment together with certain members of the executive management team, acquired Wincove-GIP Acquisition, Inc. (d.b.a. GI Plastek) from Wincove Capital, a private investment firm. Gladstone Investment provided equity, first lien senior debt and a revolving credit facility to complete the transaction.

GI Plastek, based in Wolfeboro, NH, is a leading manufacturer of medium to large, customized and highly aesthetic plastic injection molded products utilizing structural foam, gas assist, and straight injection processes. In addition, the company offers value-added assembly and secondary finishing operations, including painting, inserting and decorating.

For more information on GI Plastek, please visit: www.giplastek.com.

 
 
 
 

 



Equity
Senior Term Debt


Gladstone Investment partnered with BlueArc Capital, Capitala Finance Corporation, and members of executive management in the buyout of Brunswick Bowling Products, Inc. Gladstone Investment provided equity and senior secured debt to complete the transaction.

Brunswick has been a leader in the recreation industry for more than 165 years. Brunswick was founded in 1845 to make billiards tables and diversified into bowling products in 1890. Brunswick provides industry expertise, products, installation and maintenance for the development and renovation of new and existing centers as well as mixed-use facilities across the entertainment industry. Brunswick is the only full-line supplier of bowling center equipment, supplies and consumer bowling products.

For more information on Brunswick Bowling Products, Inc., please visit: www.brunswickbowling.com.

 
 
 
 

 

$32,500,000


Equity
First Lien Term Debt

Gladstone Investment invested equity and debt to acquire Counsel Press Inc. from The Dolan Company in conjunction with Counsel Press' existing management team.

Since 1938, Counsel Press has assisted attorneys in all 50 states with expert assistance in preparing, filing, and serving appeals in state and federal appellate courts nationwide and several international tribunals through its experienced staff of attorneys, appellate consultants and appellate paralegals. Counsel Press' operations include fully staffed offices in 12 locations nationwide and production centers in 6 locations.

For more information on Counsel Press Inc., please visit: www.counselpress.com.

 
 
 
 

$11,400,000

Revolver
Senior Term Debt
Equity

Gladstone Investment invested debt and equity to purchase LogoSportswear, Inc., a business unit of Cafepress, Inc. Gladstone Investment partnered with Digital Fuel Capital, a private equity firm focused on e-commerce and digital marketing, and LogoSportswear's existing management team on the transaction.

Founded in 1995 and based in Cheshire, CT, LogoSportswear is an online provider of user-customized uniforms and apparel for teams, leagues, schools, businesses and organizations. The business sells products online through three core brands: LogoSportswear, TeamSportswear, and TFUND.

For more information on LogoSportswear, Inc., please visit: www.logosoftwear.com.

 
 
 
 

EXIT

 
 
 
 

EXIT

Gladstone Investment and Gladstone Capital successfully exited Funko, LLC.

In May 2013, Gladstone Investment and Gladstone Capital provided debt and equity financing to Funko, LLC in support of the acquisition led by San Francisco-based private equity sponsor, Fundamental Capital LLC. Funko, based in Lynnwood, WA, is a designer, importer, and marketer of pop-culture collectibles.

For more information on Funko, LLC, please visit: www.funko.com.

 
 
 
GLADSTONE INVESTMENT CORPORATION (NASDAQ: GAIN)
Gladstone Investment is one of The Gladstone Companies' family of public funds, which currently have approximately $1.9 billion total assets under management. We acquire well managed lower middle market companies and can provide the complete capital structure, both equity and debt, required in our transactions. Since we are a public investment fund, we structure our investments in line with the long term needs of the business. We have no partnership end-of-life deadlines.

GLADSTONE INVESTMENT'S TEAM
 

 

  Dave Dullum
President of Gladstone Investment
Executive Managing Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5891
     
 

Chris Daniel
Managing Director
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 919-5197

  Erika Highland
Managing Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5840
  Peter Kotz
Managing Director
Chicago, IL
(312) 674-4625
  Kyle Largent
Managing Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5880
 
 

Christopher Lee
Managing Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5887

  Greg Bowie
Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5834
  Marshall Earl
Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5845
  Blair Gertmenian
Director
New York, NY
(212) 792-4183
 
 

Kipp Kranbuhl
Director
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5841

  Peter Roushdy
Principal
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5829
  David Glazer
Senior Associate
McLean, VA
(703) 287-5810
     
 

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