Daily News: October 31, 2012

Monroe Capital Closes Initial Public Offering

Monroe Capital Corporation announced the closing of its initial public offering of 5 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, raising approximately $75 million in gross proceeds.

Theodore L. Koenig, president and CEO of the company, stated, “We are extremely pleased to announce the completion of our initial public offering. Our affiliate, Monroe Capital LLC, is a leading lender to lower middle-market companies and we are excited to bring that expertise to the management of the Company. We also look forward to creating long term value for our shareholders.”

Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, William Blair & Company, L.L.C. and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC served as joint bookrunning managers for the initial public offering. BB&T Capital Markets, a division of Scott & Stringfellow, LLC, and Stephens Inc. served as co-lead managers, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. and Wunderlich Securities, Inc. served as co-managers for the initial public offering.

Monroe Capital is a newly organized, externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company that provides senior, unitranche and junior secured debt and, to a lesser extent, unsecured debt and equity investments.

Previously on abfjournal.com:

Monroe Capital to Acquire Loan Portfolio With IPO Proceeds, Wednesday, October 24, 2012