Angelo Gordon’s Twin Brook Capital beefs up team with new hire

Twin Brook Capital, a lending subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon & Co., has tapped Mike LaBelle as a vice president, according to a source at the company. Previously, LaBelle worked at National Express LLC where he served as a director. And prior to that, LaBelle was a senior underwriter at Madison Capital.


Mike LaBelle joined Angelo, Gordon in 2015 as a Vice President in the firm’s middle market direct lending loan business.  In his previous role, Mike served as a Director with National Express LLC, a leading provider of student transportation and $1.0 billion North American subsidiary of National Express Group (NEX:LN).   While at National Express, Mike worked directly with the CEO and CFO to evaluate, structure, and underwrite acquisition opportunities in support of the Company’s growth strategy; additionally, Mike’s responsibilities included leadership of the Commercial Support function with oversight for pricing activities related to growth and retention efforts as well as the business’ transit segment.  Prior to joining National Express, Mike served as a senior underwriter at Madison Capital where he specialized in structuring, underwriting, and negotiating transactions across a range of industries with middle market private equity sponsors.   Before Madison, Mike worked at William Blair & Company, a Chicago-based investment bank, where he focused on debt advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring engagements.  Mike received a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.