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Morgan Stanley Credit Partners Completes Mezzanine Investment in Terry’s Tire Town

Dec 6, 2011

New York —


Morgan Stanley Credit Partners today announced that it has provided $38 million in mezzanine debt financing as part of the acquisition of Englewood Tire Wholesale by Terry’s Tire Town, a leading regional tire distribution company based in Alliance, Ohio, and majority-owned by Talisman Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in Columbus, Ohio.

Morgan Stanley Credit Partners invests primarily in fixed income securities issued by middle market companies in the context of leveraged buyouts, debt refinancing, acquisitions and recapitalizations across a broad range of industry sectors.

“Morgan Stanley Credit Partners is pleased to be working with Talisman Capital Partners and Terry’s Tire Town as it continues to expand its North American presence,” said Ashwin Krishnan, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Credit Partners.

Morgan Stanley Credit Partners, part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, invests in corporate debt securities issued by middle market companies.  With approximately $1 billion in capital under management, Morgan Stanley Credit Partners' experienced investment professionals bring significant expertise in origination, structuring, credit analysis and principal investing in the leveraged finance markets.  Based in New York, the team focuses on deploying capital in North America and Western Europe.  For further information about Morgan Stanley Credit Partners, please visit

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