CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Capitala Group ("Capitala"), a provider of capital to lower and
traditional middle market companies, announced today that it recently
invested in BigMouth Inc. ("BigMouth" or the "Company"). BigMouth is a
leading boutique designer of unique and innovative lifestyle products.
Capitala Finance Corp., a business development company managed by
Capitala, (Nasdaq:CPTA) invested first lien debt and equity alongside
Capitala Group affiliated funds. The investment was made in support of
CID Capital's recapitalization of the Company.
Based out of Glastonbury, CT, BigMouth
designs an exclusive line of high-quality oversized lifestyle products
and creative gifts. The Company sells its products through a variety of
leading blue-chip retailers, websites and specialty retailers to a
diverse group of customers in more than 50 countries.
About Capitala Group
Capitala Group is a leading provider of capital to lower and traditional
middle market companies, through its family of credit focused funds.
Since 1998, Capitala Group's managed funds have participated in over 133
transactions, representing over $1.2 billion of investments in a variety
of industries throughout North America. Capitala Group manages both
public capital (Capitala Finance Corp.) (Nasdaq:CPTA) and private
capital (Capitala Private Credit Fund V, L.P. and CapitalSouth SBIC Fund
IV, L.P.) for institutional and individual investors, and seeks to
partner with strong management teams to create value and serve as long
term partners. For more information, please visit www.CapitalaGroup.com.
About Capitala Finance Corp.
Capitala Finance Corp. is a business development company that invests
primarily in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche
debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to lesser extent,
equity securities issued by lower and traditional middle market
companies. The Company is managed by Capitala Investment Advisors, LLC.
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Steve Arnall, Chief Financial Officer
Cole Jakubowski, Marketing Specialist
Source: Capitala Finance Corp.
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