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Monroe Capital shortlisted for three 2020 awards by Private Debt Investor

CHICAGO–()–Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) was selected as the recipient of three Private Debt Investor (“PDI”) awards, including 2020 Lower Market Lender of the Year; Lender of the Year; and the CLO Manager of the Year awards, in the Americas. PDI is an independent international publication based in London covering the private debt and private equity sectors.

The Private Debt Investor Awards are determined annually through a reader survey and aim to recognize industry players’ contributions to the development of the private debt asset class. The awards recognize companies in three geographic regions: the Americas; Europe; and Asia-Pacific. The winners were selected by eligible voters from the private debt, private equity and institutional investor communities.

“Private Debt Investor congratulates the Monroe Capital team for its awards in highly competitive categories. These awards are voted ‘by the market, for the market’, so they truly reflect the views of the asset class over the course of a year where more votes were cast than ever before,” said Andy Thomson, editor of Private Debt Investor.

“We are honored to be recognized by our investors, business partners and peers in all three categories: Lower Middle Market Lender of the Year, Lender of the Year and CLO Manager of the Year, the Americas region,” said Ted Koenig, President and CEO of Monroe. “We are particularly honored to be part of such a select group of other high quality asset managers. For more than 17 years, Monroe has delivered consistent risk-adjusted returns with minimal correlation for our investors and shareholders.

About Monroe Capital

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a leading asset management company specializing in the private credit markets through various strategies, including direct lending, asset-based lending, specialty finance, opportunistic credit and structured and equity. Since 2004, the company has successfully provided capital solutions to clients in the United States and Canada. Monroe prides itself on being a value-added, customer-friendly partner for business owners, management, and private and independent sponsors. Monroe’s platform offers a wide variety of investment products for institutional and high net worth investors with a focus on generating high quality ‘alpha’ returns regardless of business or economic cycles. The company is headquartered in Chicago and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.

Monroe has been recognized by peers and investors with various awards, including Private Debt Investor as 2020 Lower Middle Market Lender of the Year, 2020 Lender of the Year, and 2020 CLO Manager of the Year, Americas; Creditflux as Best US Direct Lending Fund 2020; Pension Bridge as Private Credit Strategy of the Year 2020; and Global M&A Network as 2020 Small Midmarket Lender of the Year. For more information, please visit