Monroe Capital supports Centre Partners’ investment in Hispanic foods platform

Monroe Capital (Monroe) has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility and equity co-investment to support Centre Partners’ investment in Wisconsin Cheese Group Holding, (WCG), a manufacturer of branded and private label Hispanic foods, including cheeses, desserts, meats and spices.

Founded in 1985 and based in St Paul, Minnesota, WCG maintains an attractive portfolio of trusted, authentic Hispanic food brands, including La Morenita, El Viajero, Reynaldo’s, El Chilar, Lisy, and Orale!, alongside extensive private label capabilities.

WCG has nationwide distribution with a strong presence within the mass, club, grocery and specialty / bodega channels and has built an outstanding reputation for customer service and product quality.