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Advantage Capital Partners Awarded $60 Million Allocation in New Markets Tax Credit Program

June 6, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, June 6th, 2014– Leading venture capital and small business finance firm Advantage Capital Partners has been awarded a $60 million allocation in the highly competitive federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program. This latest allocation brings the firm’s total awards since the program began in 2002 to $659 million, and maintains the investment firm’s leadership role as a top program participant nationwide.

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USDA Announces $150 Million Investment Fund to Grow Small Businesses, Create Jobs in Rural America

April 21, 2014

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, April 21, 2014 – As part of the Obama Administration’s new “Made in Rural America” export and investment initiative, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the creation of a new investment fund that will help propel the growth of small businesses across rural America. The new Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) will now allow USDA to facilitate private equity investments in agriculture-related businesses. Currently, USDA programs exist to help provide loans or loan guarantees to help rural businesses grow, but many small cutting-edge businesses also need equity support in addition to or instead of borrowed funds.

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Local Investment Firm Participates in Leaders Against Litter

April 11, 2014

NEW ORLEANS –Friday, April 11th, 2014 – Advantage Capital Partners, a leading growth capital and small business finance firm, teamed up with Keep Louisiana Beautiful for the New Orleans “Leaders Against Litter” event, a statewide litter-thon to heighten awareness and confront the littler problem in Louisiana. Local council members, legislators, citizens and staff from Advantage Capital Partners met at Taylor Park to pick up litter and improve the quality of the community.

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New Markets Tax Credit Program Helps Columbia Hotel Come to Life

April 3, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 3, 2014 – Today is a big day in the City of Columbia as they announce the Grand Opening of The Broadway Columbia, a DoubleTree by Hilton. The project, which has been four years in the making for entrepreneur David Parmley was supported by a handful of investors led by Advantage Capital Partners, a leading growth capital and small business finance firm, along with Midland States Bank and Carrollton Bank.

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Camgian’s M2M Technology Brings Value to Oil Recycling Market

January 9, 2014

STARKVILLE, Miss.--Camgian Microsystems announced today the closing of a contract with FCC Environmental and Gateway Tire to deliver a new enterprise machine-to-machine (M2M) solution that supports centrally managed tracking, forecasting, collection and accounting of used oil materials generated across disparate automotive retail locations.

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Advantage Capital Chosen to Participate in $200 Million Nevada New Markets Program

December 5, 2013

Seven community development entities, or investment funds, won a combined $200 million in state tax credits meant to support economic development and job growth in Nevada. Advantage Capital Partners will receive $32 million to invest in small businesses throughout the state.

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