ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced that it participated in the issuance of a senior secured credit facility for Linden Capital Partners, a private equity firm that focuses on middle market leveraged buyout investments in the healthcare and life sciences industries. Proceeds of the debt financing were used to acquire SeraCare Life Sciences, a global life sciences company that provides products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and production of human diagnostics and therapeutics, as well as to fund ongoing working capital needs.
"Oxford is very pleased to have the opportunity to support Linden Capital Partners' acquisition of SeraCare Life Sciences," said Christopher A. Herr, managing director for Oxford Finance. "Linden Capital Partners is a top-tier private equity sponsor, and we look forward to working with them on future transactions."
About Oxford Finance LLC
Oxford Finance is a specialty finance firm providing senior secured loans to public and private life sciences and healthcare services companies worldwide. For over 20 years, Oxford has delivered flexible financing solutions to its clients, enabling these companies to maximize their equity by leveraging their assets. In recent years, Oxford has originated nearly $2 billion in loans, with lines of credit ranging from $500 thousand to $50 million. Oxford is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, with additional offices in California, Illinois, Massachusetts and North Carolina. For more information visit www.oxfordfinance.com.
About Linden Capital Partners
Linden Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on leveraged buyouts in the healthcare and life sciences industries. Linden's investment strategy is based upon three elements: i) healthcare and life science industry specialization, ii) integrated private equity and operating expertise, and iii) strategic relationships with large corporations. Linden currently manages $575 million in capital. For additional information, visit www.lindenllc.com.
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