Monroe Capital expanded its technology finance originations group with the addition of Jeff Kaye as a managing director. Based in Chicago, Kaye will be responsible for originating, structuring and executing new investments within the software and technology sector.
Monroe Capital hired Amanda Tallman as vice president, direct originations. Tallman will be responsible for originating transactions direct to non-sponsored and family-owned businesses.
Monroe Capital appointed Matt Rosenberg managing director and head of media finance. Rosenberg will be responsible for originating new investments across the capital structure for acquisition, growth financing and recapitalizations for the media and entertainment industry.
Gordon Saint-Denis joined Monroe Capital as managing director and head of sports finance. Saint-Denis will be responsible for originating new investments across the capital structure for acquisition financing and recapitalizations for all major sports teams and venues.
Monroe Capital named Zia Uddin president. Uddin, who is a partner and portfolio manager of institutional portfolios for the firm, will continue to report to Ted Koenig, who will remain the firm’s chairman and CEO.
Chris Babick joined Monroe Capital’s originations team as managing director. Babick will lead the firm’s relationship sourcing and the origination of new business opportunities within the Southeast region.
Monroe Capital supported the second recapitalization of National Credit Center, an SNH Capital Partners portfolio company. Monroe provided the financing through an upsizing of the company’s senior credit facility.
Karin Kovacic joined Monroe Capital as managing director, East Coast Region, of the firm’s originations team. She will be based out of the New York office.
In an increasingly complicated lending market, sometimes it pays to keep it simple. In an interview with Tom Aronson and Lee Stern of Monroe Capital, ABF Journal contributor Carol Clouse discusses the growing popularity of unitranche loans, which were first widely used during the height of the financial crisis.