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Capitala Finance Corp. Completes $20.0 Million Investment in Tender Greens Holdings, LLC

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capitala Finance Corp. (Nasdaq:CPTA) ("Capitala") announced today that it recently invested $20.0 million, with warrant participation, in Tender Greens Holdings, LLC (the "Company"), a leading grower, packer, and shipper of niche tender leaf salad greens to markets throughout North America and the United Kingdom.

Headquartered in Florida, the Company has farming operations in 8 states and over a 100-year history of growing, packing, and shipping niche tender leaf salad greens. The Company boasts a world-class program that encompasses a comprehensive field-to-fork approach and utilizes industry-leading 'best practices' for food safety.

Capitala's investment supports the Company's next phase of growth.

About Capitala Finance Corp.

Capitala Finance Corp. is a business development company that invests primarily in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to lesser extent, equity securities issued by lower and traditional middle-market companies. Capitala Finance Corp. is managed by Capitala Investment Advisors, LLC.

Forward-Looking Statements

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CONTACT: Capitala Finance Corp. Stephen Arnall, Chief Financial Officer 704-376-5502 sarnall@capitalagroup.com

Source:Capitala Finance Corp.