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Monroe Capital Expands Technology Finance Group with Jeff Kaye Hire

Chicago, IL, August 1, 2023

Monroe Capital LLC today announced the expansion of its technology finance originations group with the addition of Jeff Kaye as Managing Director, based in Chicago. He is responsible for originating, structuring, and executing new investments within the software and technology sector.

Prior to Monroe, Jeff was a Managing Director at Wells Fargo Capital Finance in its Financial Sponsor Coverage group where he was responsible for originating recurring revenue (ARR) and cash flow-based financing opportunities throughout the West and Midwest regions. He has over 17 years of experience in commercial lending. Jeff began his career with Ally Commercial Finance where he supported origination, underwriting, and portfolio management efforts.

“We are very excited to add Jeff to the Monroe Capital originations team,” said Tom Aronson, Vice Chairman & Head of Originations of Monroe Capital. “Jeff has an accomplished career spanning nearly two decades providing financing solutions to middle-market companies in the software and technology sector and brings with him many sponsor relationships. He will help us continue to grow our robust direct origination platform, and specifically the software and technology vertical, that we have built throughout the U.S.”

About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a premier boutique asset management firm specializing in private credit markets across various strategies, including direct lending, technology finance, venture debt, opportunistic, structured credit, real estate and equity. Since 2004, the firm has been successfully providing capital solutions to clients in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe prides itself on being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, management, and both private equity and independent sponsors. Monroe’s platform offers a wide variety of investment products for both institutional and high net worth investors with a focus on generating high quality “alpha” returns irrespective of business or economic cycles. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains 10 offices throughout the United States and Asia.

Monroe has been recognized by both its peers and investors with various awards including Private Debt Investor as the Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Decade, 2022 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year, 2022 CLO Manager of the Year, Americas; 2022 Best Performance in Private Debt – Mid Cap by Korean Economic Daily; Global M&A Network as the 2022 Small Mid-Markets Lender of the Year, Americas; Creditflux as the 2021 Best U.S. Direct Lending Fund; and Pension Bridge as the 2020 Private Credit Strategy of the Year. For more information and important disclaimers, please visit