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Advantage Capital drives more than $40 million of New Markets program investments into Louisiana during 2009

January 28, 2010

Advantage Capital Partners and its small business lending division BizCapital provided $41 million of New Markets program financing throughout the state of Louisiana during 2009. The significant amount of investments, all made in connection with the federal New Markets Tax Credit program and Louisiana New Markets Development program, represent the firm's commitment to supporting small business growth and the revitalization of low-income communities across the state.

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Advantage Capital invests $7.1 million in Allen Brothers, Inc.

December 30, 2009

Advantage Capital Partners today announced that it has provided $7.1 million in financing to Chicago-based Allen Brothers, Inc., a leading supplier of USDA "Prime" grade beef. The funds will be used to support the company's continued growth, with new job creation projected in coming months.

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Advantage Capital finances digital scoreboard company in Mississippi

December 2, 2009

Advantage Capital Partners and its small business lending division BizCapital provided Mississippi New Markets Development program financing to Capturion Network, LLC, an innovative company which sells, installs and services digital scoreboards for sports and entertainment venues nationwide. The funding will be used to support the company's continued growth, including the retention of 24 employees, with more jobs expected in the coming months.

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Advantage Capital finances Mississippi’s Old South Brick & Supply Co.

November 3, 2009

Advantage Capital Partners and its small business lending division BizCapital has provided Mississippi New Markets Development program financing to Old South Brick & Supply Co., a Jackson-based distributor and retailer for bricks, brick supplies, fireplaces and fireplace accessories. The funding will allow Old South Brick to retain its 60 employee workforce and position itself for future growth.

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Advantage Capital receives $70 million New Markets Tax Credit program allocation

November 2, 2009

Advantage Capital Partners has been awarded a $70 million allocation in the seventh round of the federal New Markets Tax Credit program. Advantage Capital was one of 99 organizations selected this round out of a total of 249 that applied earlier this year. This latest allocation brings the firm's total awards to $388 million.

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Advantage Capital Partners makes $10 million investment in St. Louis home products manufacturer

October 28, 2009

Advantage Capital Partners, a leading venture capital and small business finance firm, today announced that it has provided $10 million in financing to St. Louis-based Willert Home Products, the largest manufacturer of moth preventives in the United States. Advantage Capital partnered with Southwest Bank on the financing, made in connection with the successful federal and Missouri New Markets Development programs.

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