May 8, 2012 – Monroe Capital, a provider of senior and junior debt to middle-market companies, today announced that Ben Marzouk has joined the firm as Managing Director and New York Region Group Head. “We are very excited to add Ben to the Monroe Capital team,” said Ted Koenig, President & CEO of Monroe Capital. “Ben has an accomplished career providing debt solutions to middle-market companies and brings with him wide-ranging risk and portfolio management experience across multiple industries. Ben will lead the Monroe effort in the New York region and be responsible for originating cash flow and enterprise value based loans in private equity sponsored and non-sponsored transactions.”
Prior to joining Monroe Capital, Mr. Marzouk originated lower middle-market loan transactions at Praesidian Capital. Before that, he was Founder and Partner of Mid-Market Credit Advisors, where he provided strategic and advisory services in capital raising, M&A and restructuring to private equity firms and privately-owned businesses. Prior to Mid-Market, Mr. Marzouk spent seven years as a Managing Director at The CIT Group where he managed private equity client relationships and led a team responsible for originating, structuring, and underwriting senior and junior capital solutions for middle-market companies. Mr. Marzouk received a BA in Economics and Political Science from Emory University, and an MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.
Monroe Capital is a specialty finance company providing senior and junior debt to middle-market companies. Monroe Capital specializes in originating, structuring and providing one-stop financings. Investment types include senior and junior secured debt as well as bridge loans, acquisition facilities, mezzanine or last-out secured loans and equity co-investments. The firm is based in Chicago, IL (www.monroecap.com).