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Monroe Capital Hires Jeffrey Kolke as Managing Director

Chicago, IL, February 15, 2013

Monroe Capital LLC today announced Jeffrey Kolke has joined the firm as Managing Director in its Chicago office.

“We are very excited to add Jeff to the Monroe Capital team,” said Ted Koenig, President & CEO of Monroe Capital.  “Jeff has an accomplished career providing debt solutions to middle-market companies and brings with him wide-ranging risk and portfolio management experience across multiple industries.  He will be responsible for non-sponsored lending efforts in addition to originating cash flow and enterprise value based loans regionally in private equity sponsored transactions.”

Prior to Monroe, Kolke was a Senior Vice President at GE Capital, where he spent 15 years.  He was responsible for intermediary channel origination to support the strategic initiatives of public and private corporations, family funds, and hedge funds. He has experience in recapitalizations, mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, leveraged buyouts and many other corporate strategies.  Prior to GE Capital, Kolke worked at GE Plastics as a National Accounts Manager, Nalco Chemical as an Area Manager and National Starch & Chemical as a Technical Service Representative.

Kolke earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from Wayne State University. He is currently a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Commercial Finance Association, and Turnaround Management Association.

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, 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. To learn more about Monroe Capital LLC, visit