Gladstone Capital Invests in the Acquisition of Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corporation by Med Opportunity Partners LLC


Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) (the "Company") announced today that on October 22, 2007, the Company invested approximately $27 million in debt financing to support Med Opportunity Partners LLC (MEDOP) in their acquisition of Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corporation ("Reliable"). Reliable, based in St. Louis, MO, develops and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients and high purity processing chemicals used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and biological products. Reliable's products are the active ingredients for leading generic injectable drugs that treat cancer, heart disease, hypertension, anxiety and other serious illnesses. The Company financed this investment using proceeds from borrowings under its revolving credit facility.

About Gladstone Capital Corporation

Gladstone Capital is a specialty finance company that invests in debt securities consisting primarily of senior term loans, second lien loans, and senior subordinate loans in small and medium sized businesses. For more information please visit our website at For further information contact our Investor Relations department at 703-287-5835.

About Med Opportunity Partners

Med Opportunity Partners LLC ( is a Greenwich, CT-based operating oriented private equity firm that invests in leading niche healthcare companies at their growth stage. MEDOP is dedicated to investing in firms that represent healthcare innovation, growth and the opportunity for consolidation. Founded in 2006 by seasoned healthcare operators and investors, MEDOP partners with companies that can benefit from its extensive industry knowledge, relationships and proven operating and transaction experience.

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Source: Gladstone Capital Corporation