Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) has a hidden asset most won't notice. Its asset management arm is raising capital quickly in manner similar to FS Investment Corp's (NYSE:FSIC) incredible rise. Along the way, Main Street Capital is building an asset base on which it can generate lucrative recurring management fees -- profits without credit risk.

In the following video, Motley Fool Financials Bureau Chief David Hanson and Fool contributor Jordan Wathen discuss the future for Main Street Capital, it's asset management business, and why it could be a prized asset in years to come.

 

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