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Press release from PR Newswire

Main Street Capital Begins Trading on New York Stock Exchange

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Main Street Capital Begins Trading on New York Stock Exchange14:05 EDT Thursday, October 14, 2010HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) (?Main Street?) announced its common stock began trading today on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). Main Street's common stock continues to be listed under its historical ticker symbol "MAIN" on the NYSE.  In recognition of its listing transfer to the NYSE, Main Street is scheduled to ring the NYSE Opening Bell on Thursday, December 9, 2010. ABOUT MAIN STREET CAPITAL CORPORATIONMain Street (www.mainstcapital.com) is a principal investment firm that primarily provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies. Main Street's investments are made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors and generally have annual revenues ranging from $10 million to $100 million. Main Street seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides "one-stop" financing alternatives to its portfolio companies.Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Any such statements other than statements of historical fact are likely to be affected by other unknowable future events and conditions, including elements of the future that are or are not under Main Street's control, and that Main Street may or may not have considered; accordingly, such statements cannot be guarantees or assurances of any aspect of future performance. Actual performance and results could vary materially from these estimates and projections of the future. Such statements speak only as of the time when made, and Main Street undertakes no obligation to update any such statement now or in the future.  Contacts:Main Street Capital CorporationTodd A. Reppert, President and CFOtreppert@mainstcapital.com 713-350-6000Dennard Rupp Gray & Easterly, LLCKen Dennard  |  ksdennard@drg-e.com Ben Burnham |  bburnham@drg-e.com 713-529-6600SOURCE Main Street Capital CorporationFor further information: Todd A. Reppert, President and CFO of Main Street Capital Corporation, +1-713-350-6000, treppert@mainstcapital.com; or Ken Dennard, ksdennard@drg-e.com, or Ben Burnham, bburnham@drg-e.com, both of Dennard Rupp Gray & Easterly, LLC +1-713-529-6600, for Main Street Capital Corporation