SOURCE: Lincoln International

March 05, 2015 09:30 ET

Lincoln International LLC Represents Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC, a Portfolio Company of RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, in a Financing

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - March 05, 2015) - Lincoln International LLC ("Lincoln International"), a leading global mid-market investment bank, announced today the successful completion of a financing for Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC ("ERC" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of RLJ Equity Partners, LLC ("RLJ"). ERC is a leading provider of customer experience management services, including business process outsourcing and accounts receivable management services.

Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to RLJ and ERC and completed the placement of an undisclosed amount of senior secured debt financing provided by Crescent Capital Group LP. Proceeds from the transaction were used to refinance existing indebtedness and to support ERC's strategic growth plan, as well as to fund the Company's ongoing working capital requirements.

As ERC's exclusive financial advisor, Lincoln International worked closely with RLJ and ERC's management team to structure, arrange and negotiate the financing. Rufus Rivers, Managing Partner of RLJ, commented, "Lincoln executed a very high quality financing process, exploring multiple structural options and assisting us in securing an excellent partner to provide support for ERC's continued growth and development. By outsourcing the financing process, we were able to optimize ERC's capital structure while enabling ERC's management team to continue focusing on the Company's key initiatives, such as penetrating additional end-markets and exploring potential add-on acquisitions."

About ERC
Based in Jacksonville, Florida, ERC is a leading provider of customer experience management services, including business process outsourcing and accounts receivable management services, to Fortune 500 companies operating in a variety of industries, including the financial services, telecommunications, utilities and student loan markets, among others. For more information on ERC, please visit www.erccollections.com

About RLJ Equity Partners
RLJ Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams. Founded in 2006 by Robert L. Johnson in partnership with The Carlyle Group, RLJ originates, structures and invests in traditional buy-outs, recapitalization and growth capital infusions. RLJ Equity Partners is a portfolio company of The RLJ Companies. For more information on RLJ, please visit www.rljequitypartners.com

About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln International also provides fairness opinions, valuations and pension advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With sixteen offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in key global economies. The firm provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com.

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