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Monroe Capital Sponsors Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd.


Monroe Capital LLC today announced it co-sponsored Thunder Bridge
Acquisition, Ltd. ("Thunder Bridge"), a special purpose acquisition
company ("SPAC"), and entered into a forward purchase contract with
Thunder Bridge.

Thunder Bridge, which intends to focus its search on companies in the
financial technology sector, generated total gross proceeds of
$258,000,000 from the initial public offering as well as the exercise of
the over-allotment option. The company's units began trading on the
Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol "TBRGU" on June 19, 2018.

The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the
prospectus may be obtained from Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Attention:
Capital Markets, 499 Park Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, New
York 10022; Email:

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed
with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission
on June 18, 2018. This press release shall not constitute an offer to
sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale
of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or
qualification under the securities laws of any such state or

About Monroe Capital

Monroe Capital LLC ("Monroe") is a private credit asset management firm
specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit
investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to
borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe's middle market lending
platform provides senior and junior debt financing to businesses,
special `situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment
types include unitranche financings; cash flow, asset based and
enterprise value based loans; and equity co-investments. Monroe is
committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business
owners, senior management, and private equity and independent sponsors.
The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta,
Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.

Monroe has been recognized by Creditflux as the 2018 Best U.S. Direct
Lending Fund; Private Debt Investor as the 2017 Lower Mid-Market Lender
of the Year; Global M&A Network as the 2017 Small Middle Markets Lender
of the Year; M&A Advisor as the 2016 Lender Firm of the Year; and the
U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment
Company (SBIC) of the Year. For more information, please visit

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