Monroe Capital Hires Matthew Rosenberg to Head Media Vertical

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) today announced Matt Rosenberg has joined the firm as Managing Director, Head of Media Finance. Matt will be responsible for originating new investments across the capital structure for acquisition, growth financing and recapitalizations for the media and entertainment industry, which includes film, television, music, talent representation, digital media, and intellectual property.

Prior to Monroe, Matt was a Director at MUFG where he led financing efforts for the bank’s middle market media and entertainment portfolio that included the industry’s leading film and television studios, production companies, music publishing and rights owners, and talent agencies. Prior to MUFG, Matt worked in the corporate strategy group at Paramount Pictures and prior to that as a CPA for Ernst & Young. He has over 10 years of industry experience and has been recognized by Variety in the “Hollywood’s New Leaders in Finance” in 2021 and “Dealmaker Impact Report” in 2020.

“We are very excited to add Matt to the Monroe Capital originations team,” said Tom Aronson, Vice Chairman & Head of Originations of Monroe Capital. “Matt’s expertise and relationships will allow Monroe to continue building our media vertical which aligns with our desire to expand the sector specializations within an already robust originations platform. We are always looking to deepen our expertise in specialty niches where we can take advantage of our investing platform and create high quality investment opportunities for our investors.”

About Monroe Capital

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a premier boutique asset management firm specializing in private credit markets across various strategies, including direct lending, asset-based lending, specialty finance, opportunistic and structured credit, and equity. Since 2004, the firm has been successfully providing capital solutions to clients in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe prides itself on being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, management, and both private equity and independent sponsors. Monroe’s platform offers a wide variety of investment products for both institutional and high net worth investors with a focus on generating high quality “alpha” returns irrespective of business or economic cycles. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Naples, New York, San Francisco, and Seoul.

Monroe has been recognized by both its peers and investors with various awards including Global M&A Network as the 2022 Small Mid-Markets Lender of the Year, Americas; Private Debt Investor as the 2021 Senior Lender of the Year, 2021 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year, Americas; Creditflux as the 2021 Best U.S. Direct Lending Fund; and Pension Bridge as the 2020 Private Credit Strategy of the Year. For more information, please visit


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