Maranon Staffs Up

Maranon Capital has made several new hires: Rich Jander as a principal, Michael Fineman, Rommel Garcia and Ashish Shah as associates and Angelica Mariscal as a marketing associate.

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Maranon Capital today announced that Rich Jander has joined the firm as a Principal. In addition, Michael Fineman, Rommel Garcia and Ashish Shah have joined the firm as Associates, and Angelica Mariscal has joined the firm as a Marketing Associate. Along with Maranon's co-founders Tom Gregory and Ian Larkin, Managing Directors Demian Kircher and Greg Long and Managing Director/CFO Mike Parilla, the group forms the core of an investment firm focused on originating and structuring senior debt, subordinated debt and equity co-investment opportunities for private equity backed and other middle market companies.

This team brings over 150 years of investment experience in debt financing and equity co-investment underwriting, commented Tom Gregory, Managing Director of Maranon Capital. Added Ian Larkin, Maranon Capital's co-founder, Our committed base of institutional capital positions Maranon as a premier provider of debt financing in the middle market.

Mr. Gregory was previously a Managing Director and headed the Chicago office for a $21 billion publicly traded asset management company. He also served as a member of the firm's investment committee. He has over twenty-five years of experience in leveraged lending, private equity investing and restructuring. Mr. Gregory is a graduate of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Mr. Larkin was previously a Managing Director for a $21 billion publicly traded asset management company where he was also a member of the investment committee. He spent eleven years at a leading middle market private equity firm rising to the position of Managing Director. He began his career in investment banking. Mr. Larkin graduated from the University of Notre Dame.

Mr. Kircher has nearly a decade of experience in private equity and leveraged lending and began his career in public accounting. He is a graduate of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and the University of Michigan. Mr. Kircher is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Long has over ten years of experience in private equity, strategic consulting and investment banking. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and the University of Notre Dame.

Mr. Parilla's experience includes almost a decade as a senior finance and accounting executive with an internationally recognized finance company with over $20 billion of assets. In addition, he was the chief financial officer for two privately held corporations in the automotive and healthcare industries. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the University of Illinois. Mr. Parilla is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Jander has twenty years of experience originating senior and junior debt as well as multiple equity co-investments across a variety of industries. He is a graduate of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and Miami University.

Mr. Fineman has over five years of experience in leveraged lending, private equity and investment banking. He is a graduate of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Mr. Garcia has over five years of experience in leveraged lending. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Mr. Shah has over five years of experience in leveraged lending and investment banking. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Ms. Mariscal leads market research for the firm. She is a graduate of Dominican University.

Ms. Jana Gardella is the firm's Office Manager. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

About Maranon Capital

Maranon Capital, L.P. provides senior financing, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments primarily for companies in the lower middle market. For more information about Maranon Capital please visit www.maranoncapital.com.