Emporia Helps Natural Resource Recap

Emporia Capital Funding, a $2 billion mid-market debt provider, has offered $33.5 million in senior and second lien credit facilities to support the recapitalization of Natural Resource Group by Stone Arch Capital. Minneapolis – based Stone Arch Capital invested in the local biofuels storage company in late May. Emporia Capital Funding, which is an affiliate of the $40 billion CDO powerhouse Cohen & Company, will serve as the administrative agent for the Natural Resources Group investment. www.nrginc.com