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Monroe Capital Hires Karin Kovacic as Managing Director

Chicago, IL, March 29, 2018

Monroe Capital LLC today announced Karin Kovacic has joined the firm’s originations team as Managing Director, East Coast Region. Karin joins Ben Marzouk and Lee Stern in the firm’s New York office.

Prior to Monroe, Karin was a Senior Vice President at Alcentra Capital Corporation, focusing on business development and deal origination. Before Alcentra, she led CBIZ, Inc.’s growth, business development and marketing efforts in the New York Metropolitan area. Prior to CBIZ, Karin spent four years as Vice President at Fifth Street Capital, where she was responsible for Northeast region deal origination and marketing and business development efforts.

“We are very excited to add Karin to the Monroe Capital originations team,” said Tom Aronson, Managing Director & Head of Originations of Monroe Capital. “Karin has an accomplished career of over 15 years providing financing solutions to middle-market companies and brings with her many great relationships and a wide range of experience across multiple industries. She will help us continue to grow our robust direct origination platform that we have built throughout the U.S.”

Karin is a board member and executive committee member of the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Global, as well as chairman of the ACG Connecticut Chapter.

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 senior and junior debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment types include unitranche financings; cash flow, asset based and enterprise value based loans; 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, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Monroe has been recognized by Private Debt Investor as the 2017 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year; Global M&A Network as the 2017 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