Monroe Capital Corporation (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: MRCC) announced today the closing of its initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, raising approximately $75 million in gross proceeds. Theodore L. Koenig, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, “We are extremely pleased to announce the completion of our initial public offering. Our affiliate, Monroe Capital LLC, is a leading lender to lower middle-market companies and we are excited to bring that expertise to the management of the Company. We also look forward to creating long term value for our shareholders.” Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, William Blair & Company, L.L.C. and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC served as joint book-running managers for the initial public offering. BB&T Capital Markets, a division of Scott & Stringfellow, LLC, and Stephens Inc. served as co-lead managers, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. and Wunderlich Securities, Inc. served as co-managers for the initial public offering. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the shares in this offering nor will there be any sale of the shares referred to in this press release in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. A registration statement relating to these securities was filed and has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering is being made solely by means of a written prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement, which may be obtained from the Prospectus Departments of any of the following investment banks: Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated., Attn: Prospectus Department, 777 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202; William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attn: Prospectus Department, 222 West Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois 60606; or Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103. Investors are advised to carefully consider the investment objective, risks and charges and expenses of the Company before investing. The prospectus dated October 24, 2012, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, contains this and other information about the Company and should be read carefully before investing.