Patriot Capital Invests in Structural and Steel Products

Patriot Capital is pleased to announce a subordinated debt and equity co-investment in Structural and Steel Products (“SSP” or the “Company”). Patriot’s investment supported the acquisition of SSP by an affiliate of Highland Capital Management in partnership with the Company’s senior management team.Structural and Steel Products, founded in 1969, is a major distributor and manufacturer of highway infrastructure and manufactured transportation and communication products. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, SSP manufactures and distributes products used in the highway construction end-market, including overhead sign structures, guardrails, lighting poles, high mast poles, and bridge decking. In addition, the Company manufactures tubular structures used primarily in the communication and power transmission industries.