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Monroe Capital Selected as the 2018 Lender of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions

March 21, 2019

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--Monroe Capital LLC is pleased to announce that it has been named the 2018 Lender of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions, an independent New York City based publication covering all aspects of middle-market dealmaking. Winners were announced on March 18.

The 12 th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards’ honors dealmakers and deals that set the standard for transactions in the middle market in 2018. The Lender of the Year Award honors the lender that ran ahead of the pack, and was selected based on the firm’s growth, volume of loans and their significance, innovation, thought leadership and influence on the M&A industry. Monroe Capital has increased its assets under management at a compound annual growth rate of 38 percent over five years, bringing the firm’s total AUM to $7 billion as of December 31, 2018. The firm has also expanded significantly when it comes to employees and offices, the number of limited partners located throughout the world, loan volume and loan dollars deployed.

Monroe Capital is a private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe’s middle market lending platform provides debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors.

“Monroe Capital LLC has enjoyed impressive growth over the last five years, continuing the upward trajectory in 2018, earning the firm Mergers & Acquisitions’ 2018 M&A Mid-Market Award for Lender of the Year,” said Mary Kathleen Flynn, Editor-in-Chief, Mergers & Acquisitions.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for our achievements in 2018 and honored to be named Lender of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions,” said Ted Koenig, President & CEO of Monroe Capital. “This year’s award is a testament to the depth and breadth of our lending platform, the robust growth we have achieved, and our solutions-based, client service mentality.”

About Monroe Capital

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe’s middle market lending platform provides debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment types include cash flow, enterprise value and asset-based loans; unitranche financings; and equity co-investments. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, senior management, and private equity and independent sponsors. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.

Monroe has been recognized by Creditflux as the 2018 Best US Direct Lending Fund; Private Debt Investor as the 2018 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year; Mergers & Acquisitions as the 2018 Lender of the Year; Global M&A Network as the 2018 Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year; M&A Advisor as the 2016 Lender Firm of the Year; and the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year. For more information, please visit www.monroecap.com.

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CONTACT: Theodore L. Koenig

Monroe Capital LLC

312-523-2360

tkoenig@monroecap.com

Caroline Collins

BackBay Communications

617-963-0065

caroline.collins@backbaycommunications.com

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