Financing for the Gladstone Companies is provided by three public investment vehicles. Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: GLAD), Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: GAIN), and Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ: GOOD).
The firm's investment funds make debt and equity investments in U.S.-based small to middle-market businesses. The Gladstone Companies have the ability to provide flexible transaction structures through a broad range of investment products and services. As a provider of both traditional debt financing and one-stop capital, we work with private equity sponsors, management teams and owner-operators to customize financing solutions.
The Gladstone Companies focus on second lien debt, mezzanine debt, secured and unsecured subordinated loans, equity and real estate sale leasebacks. Target investments generally range from $5 to $30 million in companies with over $3 million in EBITDA.
We seek investments in businesses with an established operating history, strong cash flow and sustainable market positions. We have invested in a broad spectrum of sectors such as: Light and Specialty Manufacturing, Industrial Products, Business and Government Services, Media and Communications, Consumer Products and Services, Healthcare Services, Transportation, Specialty Chemicals and Energy Services.
With an expansive capital base, the Gladstone Companies have the ability to deliver creative and unique financing structures. We pride ourselves on acting quickly to get a deal closed, to assist with due diligence and to develop and execute exit strategies realizing the maximum value for our partners.