HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce that it recently completed a new portfolio investment to facilitate the recapitalization of Analytical Systems Keco, LLC ("ASK" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and designer of liquid and gas sensor analyzers for refineries, pipelines, chemical plants, and gas processing plants. Main Street, along with its co-investors, partnered with the Company's senior management team to facilitate the recapitalization and provide growth capital, with Main Street funding $8.8 million in a combination of first-lien, senior secured term debt and a direct equity investment. In addition, Main Street and one of its co-investors are providing ASK a credit facility to support its future growth initiatives and working capital needs.
Founded in 1984, and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ASK (www.liquidgasanalyzers.com) is a third-generation family-owned business with a long-term customer base in the United States and various international markets. The Company's analyzers serve mission-critical applications in ensuring safety and compliance for their end-users, with the ability to detect contaminants in liquids and gases, such as H2S (hydrogen sulfide), carbon dioxide, sulfur, and oil hydrocarbons.
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