CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maranon Capital, L.P. (“Maranon”) today announced a unitranche financing to support the acquisition of Fisher/Unitech (“Fisher”) by The Riverside Company.
Fisher is a value-added reseller of 3D solid modeling design software, 3D printing hardware, and related products and services. The company is the world’s largest distributor of Stratasys 3D printers and the third-largest distributor of SolidWorks software in the U.S. Fisher has more than 8,000 customers, including some of the most prominent manufacturers in aerospace, consumer goods, automobiles, and defense. Fisher was founded in 1993 by Chief Executive Officer, Charlie Hess, and Vice President of Technology, Greg Fisher. The company is based in Troy, Michigan, and has 13 locations with full classroom facilities supporting sales across 16 states throughout the Midwest and Northeast U.S. More information about Fisher is available at http://www.funtech.com.
About Maranon Capital
Maranon Capital provides senior and unitranche financing, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments for private equity-backed and non-sponsored middle market transactions. Maranon currently manages over $1 billion of committed capital. The firm is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Birmingham, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana. For more information about Maranon Capital please visit www.maranoncapital.com.
About The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million (€200 million in Europe). Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 360 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 75 companies. Additional information about The Riverside Company can be found at http://www.riversidecompany.com.