Global M&A Network recognized Monroe Capital as the Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year for the fifth consecutive year. Award winners were honored at the Americas M&A Atlas Awards Gala Ceremony in New York City on November 2. The Atlas Awards are part of the M&A Atlas Awards global brand, exclusively honoring best value-generating deals, star dealmakers and outstanding firms from North and South America.

The award recognized Monroe’s notable transactions, expertise, track record, team leadership and client service.

“We evaluated a number of well-known, small middle market lenders, and Monroe Capital readily distinguished itself from the pack for the quality of their transactions,” said Shanta Kumari, CEO and global group editor, Global M&A Network. “Monroe Capital’s deals illustrate their expertise, team approach and commitment to their clients.”

“We are truly honored to be named the Lender of the Year for our accomplishments in middle market finance,” said Ted Koenig, president and CEO of Monroe. “2017 was a very active year for Monroe, and we are pleased to have our team’s accomplishments recognized. This year’s award is a testament to the depth and breadth of our lending platform and our solutions-based, client service mentality.”