Lead Left Interview – Theodore L. Koenig

This week we chat with Ted Koenig, president and CEO, Monroe Capital. Monroe is and has been a leading provider of senior and junior debt to middle market companies in the U.S. for the last 14 years.

The Lead Left: Ted, it’s been a while since you’ve done an interview with us. What’s going on in the world of private credit?

Ted Koenig: What’s happening is that the investment world has become much more sophisticated and is segmenting the market. Limited partners are looking to deploy capital in the private credit space across the market in order to build diverse investment portfolios and allocate more dollars to the space just as they have been doing for years with private equity.  In the public or liquid credit space, mostly company EBITDA size of $100 million and up,