US Capital Partners Engaged as Strategic Advisor in $100 Million Debt and Equity Raise for Midwest BioEnergy

Private investment bank backs next-generation waste-to-value company in the development of a new biogas-to-ammonia plant in collaboration with the City of Monmouth, Illinois.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2014 – US Capital Partners, LLC has been engaged by Midwest BioEnergy, Ltd. as its strategic advisor in the raising of debt and equity project financing of up to $100 million. The financing will include an initial $10 million in corporate financing and up to $20 million in debt and equity financing for a new bio-gas-to-ammonia plant in Monmouth, Illinois, to be developed by the company’s subsidiary Midwest Ammonia, LLC (“Midwest”).

US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and arranges equity placements for small to lower middle market companies. The firm offers financial advisory services for buy-side/sell-side engagements and capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

“We are extremely pleased to be taking a strategic investment banking role in this important new clean-tech project, which will reduce carbon emissions and create about 160 jobs in the local community,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, CEO and Managing Director at US Capital Partners. “Our Clean Technology and Renewables group is comprised of industry experts with decades of experience in the field. We look forward to applying the group’s strong focus on strategic, innovative solutions and on speed and excellence of execution to provide best-in-class project financing for Midwest.”

About Midwest Ammonia and Midwest BioEnergy

Midwest Ammonia, LLC, a subsidiary of Illinois-based Midwest BioEnergy, Ltd., is a next generation waste-to-value company developing a new plant for turning wastewater treatment gases regulated by federal watchdogs into anhydrous am¬monia for use as fertilizer. In collaboration with the City of Monmouth, Illinois, Midwest plans to build the renewable fertilizer plant at the wastewater treatment site north of the town. Monmouth City Council recently approved a bid that puts in motion the new waste-to-value project, which is expected to produce 7,500 st/y of anhydrous ammonia, reduce carbon emissions, and create a new revenue source for the city..

About US Capital Partners, LLC

Since 1998, US Capital Partners ( has been providing innovative and reliable advisory, lending, equity financing, and debt re-structuring services to businesses across the United States and abroad. US Capital Partners is a private investment bank, direct lender, co-lender, and lead financial arranger that specializes in debt and equity for small to middle market private and public companies. The firm’s innovative approach and balance sheet allow it to provide the best financing options available for its clients.

To learn more about this recent engagement or about how your business can secure the investment banking services it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, CEO and Managing Director, at or call (415) 889-1010.

Jeffrey Sweeney