Foley & Lardner LLP represented Avante Capital Partners, a woman- and minority-owned private credit firm focusing on investments in the lower middle market, in entering a strategic partnership with Pacific Current Group Limited (ASX: PAC), a boutique investment firm specializing in partnering with best-in-class asset managers through strategic minority stake investments.
The partnership will provide Avante with the resources to expand its product suite, offering comprehensive debt and structured equity solutions for sponsored and non-sponsored companies in resilient industries. Products will include senior stretch, unitranche, mezzanine, and second lien debt alongside minority equity for high quality, lower middle market companies.
The Foley deal team was led by partner Matthew McBride and senior counsel Alexander Miska and included partners Michelle Nunez and Raj Tanden, of counsel Marina Choundas, and associates Paige Moscow, Paige Randall, and Ryan McNulty.
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