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Main Street Capital Makes Follow-On Investment in Gamber-Johnson to Support Acquisition
Wednesday 25 January 2023

US-based investment firm Main Street Capital Corp. (NYSE: MAIN) recently completed a follow-on investment in an existing portfolio company, the firm said.

Main Street, along with its co-investor, made the follow-on investment in rugged mounting solutions and cases provider Gamber-Johnson, LLC to support the company's acquisition of Lind Electronic Design Company, Inc.

Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Lind is a manufacturer and supplier of rugged mobile power solutions to the public safety, US Military and warehousing industries.

Lind's product offering includes rugged mobile power adapters, battery chargers, USB adapters, shutdown timers and cabling.

Main Street, along with its co-investor, facilitated the transaction, with Main Street's follow-on investment consisting of an additional USD 40m first lien, senior secured term debt investment.

This follow-on investment represents Main Street's fifth follow-on investment in the company after initially partnering with the company's management team to acquire the company in June 2016.

Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Gamber-Johnson is a supplier of rugged mounting solutions and cases that safely secure and protect mobile communication systems, computers and other electronic equipment in fleet and public safety vehicles, forklifts, semi-trucks and professional audiovisual applications.

Gamber-Johnson's products are used by law enforcement, enterprise, military and warehouse fleets around the globe and are known for being rugged, reliable and responsive.

Main Street is a principal investment firm that primarily provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
Date Published: 25/01/2023