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Stellus Capital Management, LLC Provides Unitranche Financing in Support of Mill Point Capital LLC’s Acquisition of Cancos Tile & Stone

May 17, 2022

Houston – TX, May 17, 2022 – Stellus Capital Management, LLC (“Stellus”) announced today that its affiliates provided senior debt financing and an equity co-investment in support of Mill Point Capital LLC’s (“Mill Point”) partnership with Cancos Tile Corporation (“Cancos” or the “Company”), a leading regional distributor and retailer of luxury ceramic tile and natural stone.

Cancos is a leading regional distributor, seller, and custom fabricator of high-end porcelain, stone, ceramic, glass, and mosaic tile and accessories, headquartered in Farmingville, New York. The Company has been in business for almost 70 years, with 12 showroom locations across Long Island, Manhattan, and New Jersey which include over 500,000 square feet of warehouse capacity. Cancos also distributes tile throughout the east coast and southeastern United States, selling to a diverse customer base comprised of architectural & design, wholesale, and retail consumers.

“Over its 70-year operating history, Cancos has built a reputation for excellence. We remain committed to maintaining the core values that have been instilled by the Valva family, while looking forward to pursuing the numerous growth opportunities in front of the business today,” said Michael Duran, Founder and Managing Partner of Mill Point. Ben Rogers, Vice President at Mill Point, added, “Cancos is an exciting opportunity for Mill Point and a strong fit with our experience investing in distribution businesses. We are pleased to partner with Stellus on another transaction and appreciate their support and flexibility during the financing process.”

Colin Baker, Managing Director at Stellus, added, “We are excited about and appreciative of the opportunity to partner with Mill Point and have the ability to support Cancos as they continue to grow their distribution and sales platform.”

For inquiries related to this Press Release, please contact:

Colin Baker
(713) 292-5411
cbaker@stelluscapital.com