Angelo Gordon‘s middle market lending subsidiary Twin Brook Capital Partners has named Faraaz Kamran as a partner. In his new role, Kamran will head the firm’s healthcare lending initiative. Kamran is a former managing director and group head of healthcare leveraged finance at Madison Capital Funding.
NEW YORK and CHICAGO – January 12, 2016 – Twin Brook Capital Partners, the middle market direct lending subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon & Co., today announced that Faraaz Kamran, former Managing Director and Group Head of Healthcare Leveraged Finance at Madison Capital Funding, has joined Twin Brook as a Partner to head its Healthcare Lending initiative. Mr. Kamran will focus on originating and underwriting loans to middle market companies in the healthcare sector, primarily those with private equity sponsors. Twin Brook also announced the expansion of its underwriting team with the addition of three new underwriting associates.
“We welcome Faraaz to the firm, as we continue to bolster our bench of talent while broadening our product offering to the private equity sponsor community,” said Christopher Williams, a Partner at Twin Brook. “Faraaz has deep expertise in healthcare lending, and his appointment at Twin Brook underscores our commitment to the burgeoning healthcare sector.”
Mr. Kamran joins Twin Brook from Madison Capital Funding, where he was a Managing Director and Group Head of Healthcare Leveraged Finance. Prior to Madison Capital, he worked at Merrill Lynch Capital Healthcare Finance as a Vice President. Mr. Kamran also worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and American National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago.
Mr. Kamran said, “I am thrilled to join Twin Brook, given the strength of the franchise and the team’s expertise in middle market lending. I have years of experience working with many of the partners at the firm and am confident in our ability to build a market-leading healthcare business.”
Twin Brook focuses on loans to companies with EBITDA between $3 million and $50 million. The firm recently completed its 18th financing and has committed over $325 million of capital to companies in its first eight months. Throughout their careers, Twin Brook’s leadership team has successfully closed over 1,100 transactions with over 200 different middle market private equity firms. Twin Brook is led by Trevor Clark and Christopher Williams, two of the original founders of Madison Capital Funding. Other Twin Brook Partners and Principals include Richard Christensen, David Gibson, Grant Haggard, Drew Guyette and Jessica Nels.
About Twin Brook Capital Partners
Twin Brook Capital Partners is a finance company focused on providing cash-flow based financing solutions for the middle market private equity community. The firm is managed by highly experienced, dedicated professionals who have successfully worked together throughout their careers at leading middle market lending institutions. Twin Brook’s flexible product suite allows for tailored financing solutions for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions, growth capital and other situations.
About Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. is a privately held limited partnership founded in November 1988, and currently manages approximately $26 billion. The Firm’s investment focus centers around three core competencies – credit, real estate, and private equity. Angelo, Gordon has approximately 370 employees, approximately 140 of whom are investment professionals, and is headquartered in New York, with associated offices elsewhere in the US, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.angelogordon.com.