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Press release from PR Newswire

Main Street Capital Announces New Portfolio Investment

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Main Street Capital Announces New Portfolio Investment06:00 EDT Thursday, April 19, 2012HOUSTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") announced today that it recently closed a new lower middle market portfolio investment totaling $5.0 million in Bridge Capital Solutions Corporation ("Bridge Capital"). Main Street's investment in Bridge Capital consists of $5.0 million in first lien, senior secured debt with equity warrant participation. Headquartered on Long Island in Hauppauge, New York, Bridge Capital is a financial services firm that provides accelerated cash flow solutions to small businesses. Bridge Capital provides business owners immediate access to working capital by fast-tracking the processing of business checks to make funds available instantly and by working directly with their customers to develop tailored cash flow management strategies that deliver results for their businesses. The proceeds of Main Street's investment were used to refinance certain debt obligations of Bridge Capital and to provide additional liquidity to finance certain growth initiatives and for general working capital purposes.ABOUT MAIN STREET CAPITAL CORPORATIONMain Street ( is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies. Main Street's portfolio investments are typically made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors.  Main Street seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides "one stop" financing alternatives within its lower middle market portfolio.  Main Street's lower middle market companies generally have annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million. Main Street's middle market debt investments are made in businesses that are generally larger in size than its lower middle market portfolio companies.Contacts:Main Street Capital CorporationDwayne L. Hyzak, CFO and Senior Managing  713-350-6000   Dennard Rupp Gray & Lascar, LLCKen Dennard  Ben Burnham  713-529-6600SOURCE Main Street Capital Corporation