April 28, 2023 – CriticalPoint is pleased to announce that it represented Infinity X1, LLC (“Infinity” or the “Company”), a leading supplier of portable lighting products, in its recapitalization with Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) (“Main Street”). Main Street, along with its co-investor, partnered with the Company’s existing owners and management team to facilitate the transaction, with Main Street funding a combination of first-lien, senior secured term debt and a direct minority equity investment.
Founded in 2018 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Infinity designs, manufactures, and distributes branded and private label portable lighting products. The Company has a broad portfolio of innovative and patented products including headlamps, flashlights, utility and safety lights, lanterns, and work lights. The Company sells its products to consumers globally through major retailers and eCommerce platforms. To learn more about Infinity, please visit www.infinityx1.com.
“CriticalPoint took the time to understand our business model and to position Infinity to achieve a successful transaction,” stated Dennis Bertken, CEO of Infinity. “Their dedication and professionalism helped us to find an excellent partner in Main Street to continue to grow our business with.”
Nick Cipiti, Director at CriticalPoint, added, “Infinity’s rapid growth and innovation in the personal lighting space have positioned the Company as a leader in the sector. We look forward to the platform that they will continue to build with this new partnership.”
CriticalPoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to Infinity in connection with the transaction. The transaction, led by Matt Young, Nick Cipiti, and Reid Mattan on behalf of CriticalPoint, demonstrates the firm’s expertise in middle market transactions and commitment to act as a trusted advisor with proven abilities to deliver for its clients.
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Headquartered in Los Angeles, CriticalPoint executes, sources, and invests in deals for the traditionally underserved middle market. CriticalPoint uniquely combines the best of both investment banking and private capital service offerings. Since our founding in 2012, our mission has been to serve the needs of owners, entrepreneurs, management teams, and stakeholders with our experience, knowledge, and expert judgment, to help them realize their companies’ greatest potential. To learn more about CriticalPoint, please visit www.criticalpointpartners.com.
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