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Nolan & Associates is pleased to announce that it advised Thompson Street Capital Partners in its acquisition of Microbiology Research Associates, Inc.

St. Louis, MO – (May 13, 2015) Nolan & Associates is pleased to announce that it advised Thompson Street Capital Partners (“TSCP”) in its acquisition of Microbiology Research Associates, Inc. (“MRA”), a provider of microbiology testing services.

Our Client:

  • Founded in 2000, Thompson Street Capital Partners is a private equity firm that has managed over $800 MM in private equity capital.
  • From its headquarters in St. Louis, TSCP has completed in excess of 100 acquisitions in more than 35 industries.
  • With over 100 years of combined middle market private equity experience, TSCP brings broad financial and operational knowledge to its portfolio companies to accelerate growth — both organically and through acquisitions.

The Transaction:

  • Nolan communicated TSCP’s primary investment objectives and long history of partnering with industry leaders to Microbiology Research Associates.
  • Based west of Boston in Acton, Massachusetts, MRA is a provider of microbiology testing services to the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, medical device, biotechnology, and healthcare industries.
  • Founded in 1993, the Company is a microbiology lab, serving compounding pharmacies, hospitals and cosmetic makers. Its tests include: microbiological examination; sterility; batch release testing; preservative effectiveness; and environmental monitoring.
  • MRA represented an opportunity for Thompson Street to invest in a leader in the microbial testing market that has achieved its success by providing best-in-class service in a highly specialized field.

About Nolan & Associates

Nolan & Associates is a boutique investment banking firm providing Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Raise advisory services to middle market business owners and buyers.  Founded in 1976, Nolan is broadly recognized as a leading investment banking firm with Midwestern roots and global reach.  The Nolan team has completed hundreds of transactions in the middle market while working collaboratively from its offices in St. Louis, MO and Decatur, IL.

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