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Main Street Announces New Portfolio Investment

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HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") announced today that it recently led a financing totaling $7.6 million of invested capital in Computer Associates, Inc. ("CAI" or the "Company"), to support the majority recapitalization of CAI, with Main Street funding $6.1 million of the financing in this new portfolio investment. Main Street's portion of the financing included a $5.4 million first lien, senior secured term loan and a $0.7 million equity investment.  Main Street and its co-investor partnered with Cerca Group LLC, a sector-focused private investment firm based in New York that Main Street has partnered with on several prior investments, and with CAI's Founder and President to facilitate the transaction.

Headquartered in Smithfield, Rhode Island, and founded in 1977, CAI is a leading provider of specialized enterprise resource planning (ERP) software with industry expertise in several industry sectors, including seafood and other food processing and distribution, lumber and building materials, precious metal refining, and jewelry manufacturing.

ABOUT MAIN STREET CAPITAL CORPORATION

Main Street (www.mainstcapital.com) is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies. Main Street's portfolio investments are typically made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors. Main Street seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides "one stop" financing alternatives within its lower middle market portfolio. Main Street's lower middle market companies generally have annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million. Main Street's middle market debt investments are made in businesses that are generally larger in size than its lower middle market portfolio companies.

Main Street's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol "MAIN."  In addition, Main Street has outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2023, which trade on the NYSE under the symbol "MSCA."

Contacts:
Main Street Capital Corporation
Dwayne L. Hyzak, CFO and Senior Managing Director
dhyzak@mainstcapital.com
713-350-6000

Dennard ▪ Lascar Associates
Ken Dennard / ken@dennardlascar.com
Jenny Zhou / jzhou@dennardlascar.com
713-529-6600

SOURCE Main Street Capital Corporation