Monroe Capital Hires Gordon Saint-Denis to Lead Vertical Sports Finance | News
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 10, 2022–
Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) announced today that Gordon Saint-Denis has joined the company as Managing Director, Head of Sports Finance. Gordon will be responsible for creating new capital structure investments for acquisition financing and recapitalizations of all major sports teams and venues in North America and Europe, as well as other sports ecosystem businesses such as such as football, rugby, cycling, running, golf, endurance racing, esports and sports technology companies, merchandising, name, image and likeness (NIL) companies, ticketing and equipment.
Prior to Monroe, Gordon was Managing Director and Group Head in the Sports Advisory & Finance group for Citizens Bank, where he financed teams and venues for the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and MLS. Prior to Citizens, Gordon was Managing Director and Group Head in the Sports Advisory & Finance group at Huntington Bank. He also led the Sports Finance Group at CIT Group and co-founded and led the Sports Finance Group at SG Cowen. Gordon has over 20 years of experience in banking as well as sports consulting.
“We are very pleased to add Gordon to the origination team at Monroe Capital,” said Tom Aronson, Vice President and Head of Origination at Monroe Capital. “Gordon’s expertise and connections will enable Monroe to continue to develop our sporting verticality, which aligns with our desire to expand industry specializations within an already strong origination platform. We are always looking to deepen our expertise in specialized niches where we can leverage our investment platform and create high quality investment opportunities for our investors.
Gordon Saint-Denis can be reached at [email protected] and (843) 962-9778.
About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a leading asset management company specializing in the private credit markets through various strategies, including direct lending, asset-based lending, specialty finance, opportunistic credit and structured and equity. Since 2004, the company has successfully provided capital solutions to clients in the United States and Canada. Monroe prides itself on being a value-added, customer-friendly partner for business owners, management, and private and independent sponsors. Monroe’s platform offers a wide variety of investment products for institutional and high net worth investors with a focus on generating high quality ‘alpha’ returns regardless of business or economic cycles. The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Naples, New York, San Francisco and Seoul.
Monroe has been recognized by both peers and investors with various awards, including Global M&A Network as 2022 Small Midsize Business Lender of the Year, Americas; Private Debt Investor as 2021 Senior Lender of the Year, 2021 Lower Middle Market Lender of the Year, Americas; Creditflux as Best US Direct Lending Fund 2021; and Pension Bridge as Private Credit Strategy of the Year 2020. For more information, visit www.monroecap.com.
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PUBLISHED: 05/10/2022 06:00 AM/DISC: 05/10/2022 06:02 AM
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