Sizing Up the Investment Companies

In this column, I write about investment opportunities that I believe are worthy of your consideration. This time, I'm writing about opportunities in two companies that make investments.

Main Street Capital (MAIN) is an investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to companies that have annual revenue between $10 million and $150 million, and debt capital to companies larger than $150 million. Founded in 1997, Main Street has invested in dozens of companies in a wide variety of industries, including AmeriTech College, a for-profit college, Cafe Brazil, which operates full-service restaurants and coffee houses, Ceres Management, which does business under the Lamb's Tire and Automotive Centers moniker, and NRP Jones, which manufactures products used in the oil, natural gas, construction and mining industries....316 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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