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Expanded tax credit program creates new fund for growing firms

December 20, 2010

Governor M. Jodi Rell recently announced that a key provision of the bipartisan Jobs Bill that Governor Rell helped shepherd to passage in the most recent legislative session is triggering a $72 million investment in at least 25 Connecticut small businesses, helping to create jobs, spur innovation and strengthen the state’s economy.

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FleetCor completes initial public offering; ACP first invested in 1998 via Louisiana CAPCO

December 20, 2010

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading independent global provider of specialized payment products and services to commercial fleets, major oil companies and petroleum marketers, today announced that it has completed its initial public offering of 14,576,250 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $23 per share. FleetCor’s common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “FLT.”

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Hospice Partners of Texas obtains $3.3 million in funding from Advantage Capital Partners

November 18, 2010

Advantage Capital Partners, a leading venture capital and small business finance firm, has provided $3.3 million in financing to Hospice Partners of Texas. The funding, raised in connection with the Texas Certified Capital Company (CAPCO) program, will allow the company to expand through the acquisition of Alamo Hospice, maintaining 70 full-time staff and a dozen part-time staff in the San Antonio region. Further growth is expected in the coming months, as Hospice Partners intends to expand Alamo Hospice and create additional jobs.

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St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association honors Advantage Capital Partners with Greater St. Louis Top 50 Award

November 10, 2010

The St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association (RCGA) and RubinBrown LLP will present the 15th annual Greater St. Louis Top 50 Awards Gala & Dinner, tomorrow evening, November 11th, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch Hotel. As part of this year's application, the RCGA and RubinBrown asked the Top 50 nominees what they thought were the most significant issues facing growing companies in the St. Louis region today.

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Crain’s Chicago Business features Advantage Capital Illinois New Markets investment Allen Brothers

October 14, 2010

Advantage Capital Partners Illinois New Markets investment Allen Brothers was featured on Crain's Chicago Business. View the video here and in the ACP video library.

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