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Monroe Capital’s Lee Stern Named Dealmaker of the Year by ACG New York

Chicago, IL, June 23, 2015

Lee Stern, Managing Director of Monroe Capital’s New York office, has been recognized by ACG New York as the 2015 Dealmaker of the Year in the Lender category. Award winners were honored at the 5th Annual ACG New York Champions Award ceremony held on June 18 in New York City.

The ACG New York Champions Award program recognizes and honors the leading middle market transactions, firms and dealmakers within the local ACG community responsible for supporting middle market growth in New York. Criteria used by the judges included the importance of the transaction, product, service or dealmaker to the industry.

Stern is co-leading Monroe’s origination efforts in the Northeast Region focused on sponsor and non-sponsor transactions. He has an accomplished career with over 25 years in debt solutions to middle market companies and expertise across multiple industries. Prior to Monroe, Stern was a Managing Director at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners; Director and founding member of KKR’s mezzanine debt business; and Managing Director at Blackstone/GSO.

Stern received a B.A. degree from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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. Monroe has been recognized by Global M&A Network as the 2013 and 2014 Small Mid-Market Lender of the Year, Private Debt Investor as the 2013 Unitranche Lender of the Year and 2014 Senior Lender of the Year, and the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year. To learn more about Monroe Capital LLC, visit