CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monroe Capital LLC was selected as the recipient of the 2015 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year Award in the Americas region by the Private Debt Investor, a global independent publication based in London, covering the private debt and private equity industries. This is the third consecutive year that Monroe has been recognized by the Private Debt Investor Awards as a leader in the Lower Mid-Market, Unitranche and Senior Lender categories.
Monroe Capital provides “one-stop” financing solutions for buyout, recapitalization, growth, and refinance transactions in the form of senior and junior loans and equity co-investments, supporting both private equity sponsored and non-sponsored transactions and privately owned businesses. The Private Debt Investor Awards recognize firms in three geographic regions: the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific. Winners were selected by eligible voters among the private debt, private equity and institutional investor communities, with more than 3,000 separate votes cast. Prior Private Debt Investor award winners have included Ares Capital, Golub Capital, GSO Capital Partners, Oak Tree Capital Management and BlackRock, among others.
"Private Debt Investor congratulates the Monroe Capital team on its third consecutive award in what was a very competitive category. These awards are voted for by the market, so it is a real acknowledgement of Monroe’s success by other lenders and institutional investors," said Rachel McGovern, Editor of Private Debt Investor.
“We are honored to be recognized by our peers and colleagues as the Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year for the Americas,” said Ted Koenig, President and CEO of Monroe Capital LLC. “We are especially honored to be included with such a select group of other high quality lower middle market lenders. Institutional investors have come to appreciate the consistent and differentiated investment returns generated by the Monroe Capital family of funds.”
About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC is a leading provider of senior and junior debt and equity co-investments to middle-market companies in the U.S. and Canada. Investment types include unitranche financings, cash flow and enterprise value based loans, asset based loans, acquisition facilities, mezzanine debt, second lien or last-out loans and equity co-investments. Monroe Capital prides itself on its flexible investment approach and its ability to close and fund transactions quickly. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to owners, senior management and private equity sponsors. Monroe has been recognized by Global M&A Network as the 2015, 2014, and 2013 Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year; Private Debt Investor as the 2015 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year, the 2014 Senior Lender of the Year, and the 2013 Unitranche Lender of the Year; and the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year. To learn more about Monroe Capital LLC, visit www.monroecap.com.