Chicago-based middle market lender Madison Capital Funding has hired Jon Leisinger as a director and head of mezzanine credit. Previously, Leisinger worked at Bain Capital‘s credit affiliate Sankaty Advisors where he served as an executive vice president responsible for mezzanine deal origination, credit evaluation, execution and portfolio management. Leisinger’s appointment comes on the heels of news, as previously reported by PE HUB, that Devon Russell, a senior managing director, had left Madison Capital after a dozen years.
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Madison Capital Funding LLC (“Madison Capital”) a middle-market focused company providing financing solutions to private equity clients, today announced that Jon Leisinger has joined the firm as a director and head of Mezzanine Credit. Mr. Leisinger will be responsible for the management of Madison Capital’s mezzanine capabilities.
Mr. Leisinger joins Madison Capital from Sankaty Advisors, the credit affiliate of Bain Capital, where he was an executive vice president responsible for mezzanine deal origination, credit evaluation, execution and portfolio management. Mr. Leisinger received his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.
“We are pleased to welcome Jon to Madison Capital,” said Hugh Wade, Madison Capital Funding’s co-founder and CEO. “His significant experience will help to further expand Madison’s growing product offering and will help to provide our clients with the best possible capital structure solutions for all situations.”
About Madison Capital Funding LLC
Madison Capital is a premier finance company focused exclusively on the corporate financing needs of middle market private equity firms. Madison Capital has closed transactions with over 345 different private equity firms and provides enterprise-value leveraged financing for acquisitions, recapitalizations, MBOs and LBOs. The company was founded in April 2001 by a group of experienced corporate finance professionals, with over 100 years of middle market experience, drawn from a number of leading investment banking and lending institutions. Madison Capital is based in Chicago, Illinois. Madison Capital Funding LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC. Additional information may be found at: www.mcfllc.com.