Credit Solutions for the Middle Market

Configure Partners is a unique investment banking platform. Partnering with us allows our clients to remain focused on their strategic and operational objectives while entrusting us to develop the optimal credit solution.

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annual interactions with capital partners
core industries of coverage
$ B+
of transaction volume with repeat clients since 2018

Credit Solutions for the Middle Market

Configure Partners is a unique investment banking platform. Partnering with us allows our clients to remain focused on their strategic and operational objectives while entrusting us to develop the optimal credit solution.

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annual interactions with capital partners
core industries of coverage
$ B+
of transaction volume with repeat clients since 2018

Credit Solutions For You

Principal-minded. We treat your objectives as our own. Configure’s collaborative process is designed to achieve clients’ capital structure goals with an aligned, trusted partner.

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We rely on Configure for honest and direct feedback with regards to our financing needs. They do not try to sell us on unrealistic expectations in order to earn a fee."

- Sam Astor
Partner, Atlas Holdings
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In addition to consistently providing opportunities to deploy capital, Configure understands which deals fit our fund mandate and are able to succinctly highlight the merits of credit."

- Kyle Ulep
Senior Vice President, Prudential Private Capital
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The Configure team leveraged their credit expertise to run an efficient process and drive a great outcome. Configure is an ideal partner for Insight and was constantly involved from marketing through documentation, and the market intelligence they were able to provide during the negotiation made them invaluable."

- Jeff Parent
Principal, Insight Equity
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This recapitalization is another major step forward for Iconex to achieve its corporate and strategic goals. Configure’s ability to tell the Iconex story coupled with their deep level of involvement throughout the process made them a great partner for us in the transaction.”

- Ira Genser
Chief Financial Officer, Iconex
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Configure played a critical part in what was a very difficult set of circumstances. The Configure team consistently demonstrated their expertise in M&A transactions, and they were always willing to roll up their sleeves and get deep into the details providing extremely valuable assistance to the Company throughout this process."

- Chip Cummins
Former Chief Restructuring Officer, Texas Pellets
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Configure acted as an extension of our deal team, allowing us to focus our attention on the due diligence process and tactical aspects of the transaction."

- Russell Kreutter
Principal, Hidden Harbor Capital Partners
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Capabilities

Humble. Hungry. People-smart. We combine tireless effort with a low-ego, people-first approach to drive credit solutions.

Debt Placement Partners

Placement of optimal capital structures for growth, acquisition, dividend and refinancing

  • True understanding of the private credit market
  • Preserve client time to identify and pursue the next opportunity
  • Enhance client capacity to evaluate, bid and close more transactions
  • Extensive reach and access to unique sources of capital to maximize certainty
  • Match clients with lenders that support future vision

M&A Advisory

Sophisticated M&A capabilities to achieve the desired transaction outcome

  • Principal-minded professionals with pricing aligned to client outcome
  • Extensive experience across nine key industry verticals
  • Deep underwriting to properly position and drive investor engagement
  • Differentiated capabilities to secure staple financing to increase closing certainty
  • Unique ability to explore dividend recapitalization as a viable alternative

Credit Resolution Specialists

Unlock and maximize value in challenging capital structure situations

  • Creatively develop and assess all strategic alternatives
  • Secure transitional or rescue financing
  • Evaluate potential liquidity enhancements
  • Deleveraging transactions based on true debt capacity
  • Flexibility to explore multiple avenues in parallel

Expertise

Our senior bankers average over two decades of experience, and our team has worked on a variety of credit-centered corporate finance transactions.

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Project RPM

Sole Lead Arranger for credit facilities related to an acquisition

$142.5 Million
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Project Cornflakes

Sole Lead Arranger for credit facilities related to an acquisition

$38 Million
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Project Shortstop

Sole lead arranger for credit facilities related to an acquisition

$162.5 Million
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Project Vista

Sole Lead Arranger for credit facilities related to an acquisition

$52.5 Million
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Project Artemis

Debt capital raise for recapitalization and merger/acquisition

Undisclosed
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21st Amendment Brewing

Configure advised on the acquisition of 21A’s secured debt and subsequent renegotiation of its credit agreement

Undisclosed
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Project Genesis

Sole Lead Arranger for credit facilities related to an acquisition

$110 Million
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Project Flex

Sole Lead Arranger for credit facilities related to an acquisition

Undisclosed

Insights

Q3 2022 Sponsor Finance Report

Market conditions during the third quarter were mixed and reflected a continuing trend towards more cautionary stance. In an ongoing effort to tame inflation, the Federal Reserve enacted 75 bps rate hikes at both the July and September meetings. Recent readings suggest early success, as the September consumer price index eased slightly.

Q2 2022 Sponsor Finance Report

Second quarter market conditions maintained the trend of choppiness in the broader markets that began during 1Q22. Global economic concerns such as inflation, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and oil prices continued (or escalated) through June, suppressing larger syndicated transactions compared to 2021.