Previously announced investment transactions during the fourth quarter of 2010 include:
On October 29, 2010, the Company made a $10.8 million investment in Infrastructure Corporation of America ("ICA") consisting of subordinated debt with warrants. ICA maintains public transportation infrastructure, including roadways, bridges, toll ways, rest areas and welcome centers. This investment is in support of ICA's acquisition of full-service engineering firm Florence & Hutcheson, which adds planning, design-build, civil, geotechnical, environmental, construction engineering and inspection, and water resources to ICA's existing services.
On October 29, 2010, Triangle made a $6.0 million subordinated debt investment in McKenzie Sports Products, LLC ("McKenzie"). McKenzie is the largest designer and manufacturer of taxidermy forms and supplies used to mount hunting and fishing trophies in the United States.
On November 12, 2010, Triangle made a $10.0 million investment in Ann's House of Nuts, Inc. ("Anns") and American Importing Company, Inc. ("Amport") consisting of subordinated debt and equity. Ann's, based in Columbia, Maryland, is the largest manufacturer and marketer of trail mixes in North America. Amport, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is North America's largest private label manufacturer and marketer of dried fruits.On November 15, 2010, the Company made a $10.6 million investment in Top Knobs USA, Inc. ("Top Knobs") consisting of subordinated debt and equity. Top Knobs is a leading manufacturer of decorative hardware for the professional market, and offers one of the industry's most extensive lines of premium quality cabinet, drawer, and bath knobs, pulls and other hardware. On December 17, 2010, Triangle made a $15.7 million investment in Plantation Products, Inc. ("Plantation") consisting of subordinated debt and equity. Plantation is a leading provider of packaged vegetable, wildflower and lawn seeds and seed starting products. On December 29, 2010, Triangle made a $9.0 million investment in Capital Contractors, Inc. ("CCI") consisting of subordinated debt with warrants. CCI is a provider of outsourced janitorial, repair and facilities maintenance services in the US and Canada.