The partnership of Aterian and Allentown will continue to grow and enhance the Company’s products and solutions which are critical for biomedical pre-clinical research and broader life science companies.
Configure Partners Advises Aterian on its Acquisition Financing for Allentown Holdings
Atlanta, GA — Configure Partners, LLC (“Configure”), a leading middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce its role as exclusive financing advisor to Aterian Investment Partners (“Aterian”) in securing committed debt capital to support Aterian’s acquisition of Allentown Holdings, LLC (“Allentown” or “The Company”), a leading provider of vivarium lab solutions serving the biomedical pre-clinical research and broader life sciences industries.
Configure acted as the exclusive financing advisor to Aterian in connection with securing debt financing to facilitate the acquisition of Allentown. Configure supported all aspects of the debt financing process including lender approach, structuring, and negotiating the financing-related documentation for the acquisition.
“Configure acted as an extension of our deal team and delivered an attractive financing package on an extremely tight timeline. We are excited about our partnership with Allentown, particularly as the inaugural investment in our newest fund”, said Daniel Phan, Managing Director at Aterian.
Doug Clarida, a Managing Director at Configure, commented, “We are thrilled to have worked with Aterian and Allentown on this transaction. The partnership of Aterian and Allentown will continue to grow and enhance the Company’s products and solutions which are critical for biomedical pre-clinical research and broader life science companies.”
About Allentown Holdings (www.allentowninc.com)
Allentown was family-founded in 1968 by the Coiro family with its origins in manufacturing simplistic animal housing solutions for the local concentrated Northeast academic research institutions. Today, Allentown has expanded to become a one-stop shop for vivarium equipment and solutions to the biomedical research and broader life sciences sectors. Allentown now has a global reach and serves customers ranging from academic research institutions, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, private laboratories, governmental research institutions, contract research organizations and everywhere in between.
About Aterian Investment Partners (www.aterianpartners.com)
Aterian Investment Partners manages approximately $1.5 billion of committed capital and invests in industry-leading, middle market businesses. In collaboration with management, Aterian supports investments throughout an organization, from people to processes, equipment, technology, and social governance, among other areas.
About Configure Partners (www.configurepartners.com)
Configure Partners is a preeminent credit-oriented middle market advisory boutique headquartered in Atlanta. The firm provides investment banking and financial advisory services surrounding credit and creditor’s rights, providing actionable advice and results-oriented execution. Configure’s Debt Placement practice designs bespoke financing solutions for borrowers to support leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, and dividend recaps, among other strategic objectives. The firm’s Credit Resolutions practice is the trusted advisor to lenders and their borrowers when confronting business, liquidity, or capital structure challenges.
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