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Duff & Phelps Advised Direct Marketing Solutions, Inc. On Its Sale to Main Street Capital Corporation

On February 13, 2018, Direct Marketing Solutions, Inc. (“DMS” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Caymus Equity Partners (“Caymus Equity”) and Centerfield Capital Partners (“Centerfield”), was acquired by Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) (“Main Street”).

Duff & Phelps served as the exclusive financial advisor to Direct Marketing Solutions and provided M&A advisory services in connection with the sale transaction.

About Direct Marketing Solutions
Based in Portland, Oregon, DMS is a full service, direct marketing firm providing integrated marketing solutions to Fortune 1000 companies throughout the United States. DMS develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing programs designed to simultaneously maximize consumer response and client ROI. Ice Miller LLP served as legal advisor to DMS.

About Caymus Equity Partners
Caymus Equity is a private equity firm based in Atlanta and New York that invests in profitable lower middle market companies with significant growth potential. Caymus Equity targets companies within Business Services, Healthcare Services, Consumer and Industrial sectors, with a targeted valuation of $10 million to $100 million.

About Centerfield Capital Partners
Centerfield is a leading provider of junior capital to lower middle market companies based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Centerfield has invested in 56 companies since 2001. The company pursues situations where they can invest both subordinated debt and equity, targeting companies generating $15 to $100 million of revenue and $4 to $15 million of EBITDA.

About Main Street Capital Corporation
Based in Houston, Texas, Main Street is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies. Main Street’s investments are typically made to support management buyouts, family-owned business succession planning, recapitalizations, growth financings, and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors.  Dechert LLP served as legal advisor to Main Street.

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