Twin Brook Capital Partners has beefed up its senior team with several hires. The firm, a lending subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon & Co, has tapped Richard Christensen, David Gibson, Grant Haggard, Drew Guyette, Jessica Nels, and Evan Larsen to underwrite loans to private equity-backed middle market companies.
NEW YORK and CHICAGO – May 27, 2015 – Twin Brook Capital Partners, the middle market direct lending subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon & Co., announced it has completed the hiring of its initial team, has begun filling its pipeline of deals, and has already closed on several transactions. Twin Brook recently hired Richard Christensen, David Gibson, Grant Haggard, Drew Guyette, Jessica Nels, and Evan Larsen to begin underwriting loans to middle market companies backed by private equity sponsors.
“We are excited to add senior talent to our team, which now stands at 10 people,” said Christopher Williams, Partner at Twin Brook Capital Partners. “The reception we have received from the private equity community has been tremendous. We believe the highly experienced team we have assembled coupled with the flexible suite of financing solutions we offer is a perfect fit for this strategy.”
Twin Brook Capital Partners focuses on loans to companies with EBITDA between $3 million and $50 million. The firm expects to leverage the large network of private equity firms with whom its principals have done business for many years. This experienced team has successfully closed over 1,100 transactions with over 200 different middle market private equity firms.
“The middle market lending landscape is rapidly evolving, and this has created an increased demand for reliable financing partners,” said Trevor Clark, Partner at Twin Brook Capital Partners. “The demonstrated success of our team in conjunction with our partnership with Angelo Gordon makes us confident that we can provide a level of service that is unmatched in this market.”
Twin Brook Capital Partners is led by Trevor Clark and Christopher Williams. Both previously founded 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 was founded and is managed by a group of highly experienced, dedicated professionals who have successfully worked together throughout their careers at leading middle market lending institutions. Over the course of their careers, the team has successfully closed over 1,100 transactions with 200+ different middle market private equity firms. Twin Brook’s flexible product suite allows for tailored financing solutions for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions, growth capital and other situations for companies that typically have EBITDA between $3.0 million and $50 million.
About Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Angelo, Gordon was founded in 1988 and is a privately held firm specializing in non-traditional money management activities for institutions and high net worth individuals. The Firm manages capital across six principal lines: (i) distressed debt and non-investment grade corporate credit, (ii) direct lending, (iii) real estate equity and debt and net lease real estate, (iv) residential and consumer debt, (v) private equity and special situations and (vi) multi-strategy hedge funds. In each discipline, the Firm seeks to generate absolute returns, in all market environments and with less volatility than the overall markets, by exploiting market inefficiencies and capitalizing on situations that are not in the mainstream of investment opportunities. The Firm is an SEC-registered investment adviser.