World News: 13:15 GMT Thursday 6th December 2018. [Gladstone Investment Corporation via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: GAIN) (“Gladstone Investment”) announced today that on November 30, 2018, it acquired Educators Resource, Inc. (“Educators Resource” or the “Company”) in partnership with members of the Company’s executive management team. Gladstone Investment provided equity and senior secured debt to complete the transaction.
Educators Resource is a leading wholesale distributor of school supplies and K-12 supplemental teaching materials to market leading e-retailers and brick-and-mortar stores nationwide. The Company offers the broadest array of products in the market, with over 25,000 SKUs sourced from over 300 suppliers, ensuring that reseller customers are able to deliver upon an “endless aisle” experience without the burden of onerous inventory and fulfillment costs. Additional information can be found at .
“Educators Resource is a leader in e-commerce fulfillment, providing a value-added, turnkey solution to resellers of supplemental teaching materials. We are excited to partner with the talented team at Educators Resource and look forward to helping the Company as it enters its next phase of growth,” said Peter Roushdy, Managing Director of Gladstone Investment.
Gladstone Investment is a publicly traded business development company that seeks to make secured debt and equity investments in lower middle market businesses in the United States in connection with acquisitions, changes in control and recapitalizations. Additional information on the transaction can be found at .
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SOURCE: Gladstone Investment Corporation
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Globe Newswire: 13:15 GMT Thursday 6th December 2018
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