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Monroe Capital Supports Specialized Packaging Group’s Acquisition of Clark Foam Corporation

Chicago, IL, June 18, 2024

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) announced it acted as administrative agent and joint lead arranger on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Clark Foam Corporation (“Clark Foam”) by Specialized Packaging Group (“SPG”), an existing portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners.

SPG is a leading vertically integrated provider of protective packaging products. Based in Illinois, Clark Foam provides custom-designed packaging solutions for a diverse array of end markets, including healthcare and medical, consumer products, energy, technology and semiconductors, defense, heavy equipment, and general industrial materials. The acquisition will enhance SPG’s existing capability set by expanding its engineered packaging offerings and geographic reach while adding approximately 50 employees to its 1,700-person workforce.

About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC (including its subsidiaries and affiliates, together “Monroe”) is a premier 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 2023 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Decade, 2023 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year, 2023 CLO Manager of the Year, Americas; Inc.’s 2023 Founder-Friendly Investors List; Global M&A Network as the 2023 Lower Mid-Markets Lender of the Year, U.S.A.; DealCatalyst as the 2022 Best CLO Manager of the Year; Korean Economic Daily as the 2022 Best Performance in Private Debt – Mid Cap; 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