Chicago, IL/Houston, TX (Vocus) March 23, 2010
Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. (“Houlihan”) acted as exclusive advisor in placing a financing facility for Energy Maintenance Services Group I, LLC, based in Houston, Texas. The facility was provided by Chicago based Victory Park Capital. The announcement was made by Charles Botchway, Group Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Houlihan. The transaction was led by Houlihan Smith Managing Director Barry Petersen.
Energy Maintenance Services Group I, LLC, (emsglobal.net) is a global provider of complete operations and maintenance services to the world’s largest pipeline and facility owners and operators. These services include mapping, inspection, maintenance, data collection and analysis, real-time reporting, environmental oversight, construction, and operations.
Victory Park Capital is an alternative asset management firm that combines traditional lending and progressive investing methods to deliver custom financing solutions directly to small cap and middle market companies. We help companies take advantage of their assets and cash flow to secure less dilutive financings that may not otherwise be available from conventional financing sources. Our areas of expertise include notes, debentures, convertible debt instruments, asset-based lines of credit, debtor-in-possession finance, bridge finance, acquisition finance, recapitalizations and restructurings. As a trusted partner, Victory Park can offer certainty, flexibility and speed to closing.
Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. is a specialized investment banking firm that provides advisory, financing, and valuation services to public and private businesses. Houlihan is a registered broker-dealer and FINRA/SIPC Member.
Houlihan understands the time sensitivity of corporate finance, and responds quickly and tenaciously to opportunities. The Houlihan approach creates corporate finance transactions in which business owners and investors mutually benefit. We have the knowledge, experience and relationships to match buyers and sellers, as well as to match the appropriate financing and capitalization structure to each unique client situation. The Houlihan name is synonymous with professional financial expertise. We provide cost-effective fairness and solvency opinions, as well as valuations for tax and financial reporting to some of the largest NYSE/NASDAQ companies, as well as small, privately held businesses.
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