Mr. Kyle Asher is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Monroe Capital’s Opportunistic Private Credit investment vehicles, and also Head of Underwriting & Structuring. He is responsible for deal origination, structuring, and portfolio management, as well as managing the underwriting team. He joined the firm in 2009 and is a member of the Opportunistic Private Credit Fund’s Investment Committee. Mr. Asher has over 10 years of investment experience and has led the underwriting of over $2.5 billion of debt and equity transactions, across a variety of opportunistic private credit investments. Prior to Monroe, he was an Analyst with Chicago-based Calder Capital Partners, a direct and fund-of-funds private equity firm partly owned by Goldman Sachs and Ares Capital (formerly Allied Capital), where he performed due diligence on various direct and fund-of-fund investments, sourced transactions and assisted in capital raising. Mr. Asher began his career as an Equity Analyst for MindShare Capital, an institutional money-manager where he focused on the valuation and trading patterns of small-cap growth companies. Mr. Asher earned his M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from Northwestern University and his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from Northwestern University.