Main Street Announces Appointment of New Director

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie L. Banner as a new independent member to its Board of Directors (the "Board").

Ms. Banner has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Exterran Corporation (NYSE: EXTN) since November 2015.  Prior to the spin-off of Exterran Corporation from Archrock, Inc., formerly known as Exterran Holdings, Inc., in November 2015, Ms. Banner served as Associate General Counsel of Exterran Holdings from 2008 to 2015 and as special counsel from 2007 to 2008.  Prior to the merger of Hanover Compressor Company and Universal Compression Holdings, Inc. in August 2007 to form Exterran Holdings, she served Universal as special counsel from 2000 to 2007, and served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1998 through 2000.  Prior to joining Universal, Ms. Banner served as counsel for several publicly traded companies and was in private practice, having begun her career as an associate with Andrews & Kurth LLP.  Ms. Banner also serves as an officer and director of certain Exterran Corporation subsidiaries.

"We welcome Valerie to the Board and believe she will bring a unique perspective to Main Street based on her extensive legal and leadership experience at public companies, including with respect to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, compliance and corporate governance," commented Vincent D. Foster, Main Street's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  "In addition, the appointment of Valerie will increase the number of independent directors on Main Street's Board from seven to eight." 


Main Street ( is a principal investment firm that primarily provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.  Main Street's portfolio investments are typically made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors.  Main Street seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides "one stop" financing alternatives within its lower middle market portfolio.  Main Street's lower middle market companies generally have annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million.  Main Street's middle market debt investments are made in businesses that are generally larger in size than its lower middle market portfolio companies.

Main Street's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol "MAIN."  In addition, Main Street has outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2023, which trade on the NYSE under the symbol "MSCA."

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