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Maranon Capital Finances Acquisition of Emergency Communications Network, Inc. by The Riverside Company

Investment Criteria

Middle market companies with at least $5 million in EBITDA

Investment Size (in millions)

» Senior debt $10–40
» Mezzanine $5–25
» Equity co-invest $2–10

Maranon Products

» One-stop financing
» Revolving lines of credit
» Term loans
» Mezzanine debt
» Equity co-investment

Transaction Types

» Acquisitions
» Recapitalizations
» Refinancings
» Growth initiatives
» ESOP’s

Posted On: November 2011

Maranon Capital, L.P. announced today that it provided a senior revolving credit facility and term loan as well as mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment to support the acquisition of Emergency Communications Network, Inc. by The Riverside Company and members of ECN's management team.

Maranon Capital’s investment team was led by Managing Director, Demian Kircher and included Laura Albrecht and Matt Graves.

About Emergency Communications Network, Inc.

Headquartered in Ormond Beach, Florida, ECN provides critical, time-sensitive communications to individuals on behalf of over 1,000 government and education clients across all 50 states. The company's software-as-a-service products, CodeRED, CodeRED Weather Warning and CodeED, allow state and county governments, municipalities, first responders, public utilities, and school districts to deliver millions of messages annually to communicate warnings, information about natural disasters or other vital information to save lives, find missing children and keep citizens out of harm's way.

About Maranon Capital

Maranon Capital, L.P. provides senior financing, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments for private equity-backed and non-sponsored middle market transactions. Maranon has the flexibility to structure a one-stop financing solution or to provide stand-alone senior or mezzanine debt. The firm does not take control equity positions, but will consider a minority equity role in conjunction with a financing relationship. Maranon is currently managing over $550 million of committed capital. The firm is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Birmingham, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana. For more information about Maranon Capital please visit www.maranoncapital.com.

About The Riverside Company

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to $200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and organic growth. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 260 transactions with a total enterprise value of more than $5.8 billion.

Please Contact David Iannini at (602) 327-3803 with any questions about this transaction.
www.williamhenryassociates.com

 

 
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