Monroe Capital, LLC, a Chicago, IL-based private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit investing, announced that Karin Kovacic has joined the firm’s originations team as Managing Director, East Coast Region.
Kovacic joins Ben Marzouk and Lee Stern in the firm’s New York office.
Prior to Monroe, Kovacic was a Senior Vice President at Alcentra Capital Corporation, focusing on business development and deal origination. Before Alcentra, she led CBIZ, Inc.’s growth, business development and marketing efforts in the New York Metropolitan area.
Prior to CBIZ, she spent four years as Vice President at Fifth Street Capital, where she was responsible for Northeast region deal origination and marketing and business development efforts.
Kovacic is a board member and executive committee member of the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Global, as well as chairman of the ACG Connecticut Chapter.
Founded in 2004, Monroe Capital provides private credit solutions to borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Its middle market lending platform provides senior and junior debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment types include unitranche financings; cash flow, asset based and enterprise value based loans; and equity co-investments. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.