Brookside Mezzanine Partners "Strikes a Chord" with an Investment in Stewart-MacDonald Manufacturing Company


Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce its investment in Stewart-MacDonald Manufacturing Company, Inc. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Athens, OH, StewMac is the leading manufacturer and online seller of luthier tools, hardware, parts and accessories for building and repairing stringed instruments, such as guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles and violins.

Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided senior debt and an equity co-investment to facilitate the acquisition of StewMac by Champlain Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm.

About Brookside Mezzanine Partners

Founded in 2001, Brookside Mezzanine Partners has raised $900 million across four funds. The Firm is a leading provider of debt and minority equity to small and mid-sized companies throughout the United States. We invest in both sponsored and non-sponsored transactions, providing flexible capital solutions to support buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, dividends and growth capital.

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