SOURCE: BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank

May 14, 2013 15:25 ET

BMO Harris Bank Launches Newsletter Aimed at Middle Market

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) - BMO Harris Bank's Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle market leveraged finance solutions, announced the inaugural release of Transaction Trends, a new quarterly newsletter that includes data and commentary reflecting the state of the market for mid-size companies, typically those with less than $50 million in EBITDA.

The data, which is drawn from the group's internal transaction review process, covers various points of interest for private equity sponsors, companies and other intermediaries, including use of loan proceeds, loan pricing, available leverage, and financing structures of recent middle market transactions.

"We believe that Transactions Trends provides real value for entities engaged in mid-market M&A and LBO activity," said Dennis Robleski, Group Head for BMO Harris Bank's Sponsor Finance group. "Most of the information available today focuses on the larger market, which can operate under a very different set of dynamics. Given our leadership position in the market, we believe we are uniquely qualified to accurately report on the current state of the middle market."

Transaction Trends is free with an online registration and available at the BMO Harris Bank Resource Center, here:

About the Sponsor Finance group

BMO Harris Bank's Sponsor Finance group combines proven middle-market lending expertise with the committed resources of a leading global investment bank. The results for our private equity clients and their portfolio companies are comprehensive financing solutions consistently delivered across a wide range of industry sectors. Our portfolio has grown rapidly over the last three years to nearly $4 billion in commitments to more than 200 companies.

About BMO Harris Bank
BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. BMO Harris Bank provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. For more information about BMO Harris Bank, go to the company fact sheet. Deposit and loan products and services provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank(SM) is a trade name used by BMO Harris Bank N.A. BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a North American financial organization with approximately 1,600 branches, and approximately $542 billion in assets (as of Jan. 31, 2013).

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