Monroe Capital, a boutique asset managment firm, has hired Gordon Saint-Denis as a managing director and head of sports finance.

Going forward, Saint-Denis will originate new investments across the capital structure for financing and recapitalization for major sports teams and venues. Before joining Monroe, Saint-Denis served as a managing director and group head of the sports advisory & finance group with Citizens Bank. In this role, he was responsible for providing financing to teams and venues within the NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, and MLS.

“We are very excited to add Gordon to the Monroe Capital originations team,” said Tom Aronson, vice chairman & head of originations of Monroe Capital. “Gordon’s expertise and relationships will allow Monroe to continue building our sports vertical which aligns with our desire to expand the sector specializations within an already robust originations platform. We are always looking to deepen our expertise in specialty niches where we can take advantage of our investing platform and create high quality investment opportunities for our investors.”