Twin Brook Capital Partners, the middle-market direct lending subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon, hired Christopher Martin and Pete Notter, former directors at Madison Capital Funding (MCF), as managing directors. Therese Icuss and Kim Trick, former directors at Chase Capital, a division of JPMorgan Chase Bank, have also joined Twin Brook as vice presidents.

Martin was responsible for MCF’s client relationship management, business development and underwriting. He managed originating and structuring transactions with middle-market private equity sponsors. Prior to Madison Capital, Martin held various positions within Comerica Bank’s Private Equity and Middle Market Banking groups.

Notter spent 10 years at MCF working in a variety of roles including relationship management, structuring, underwriting and portfolio management. Notter was a founder of MCF’s Micro Cap lending initiative. Prior to that, he was relationship manager at National City Bank (predecessor to PNC Bank) in its Midwest Corporate Banking Group. Notter began his career at Bank of America.

Icuss’ primary responsibilities at Chase included originating, structuring, underwriting and managing senior and subordinated loans to private equity-owned and privately-owned middle-market companies in North America across a broad range of industries. Previously she worked at JPMorgan Chase Bank covering middle markets as a credit analyst.

Trick’s responsibilities at Chase included originating, evaluating, structuring, executing and managing senior and junior cash flow loans to privately-owned and sponsor-owned middle-market companies across a broad range of industries throughout North America. Prior to joining Chase Capital, she worked at JPMorgan’s Investment Bank.

“We’re excited to welcome Chris, Pete, Therese and Kim to Twin Brook. The industry expertise and skills they bring to the firm allow us to continue broadening our highly experienced team and further position us to better serve our borrowers and private equity clients in the U.S. middle-market,” said Christopher Williams, a partner at Twin Brook.