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  2. How much am I underpaid (mezzanine fund)?

    I'm a VP at a mezzanine fund based in a metro area similar to Minneapolis / Denver / Milwaukee / St. Louis. I have 6 years of corporate banking and debt capital markets experience, 2 years in investor relations at a $2.5B PE fund, and 2 years experie ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 20 2018 - 12:55pm -

  3. Mezz fund interview

    Hey guys, I'm a 2nd-year DCM analyst with an interview lined up at a small (<$1bn) MM mezz/ PE fund-- they invest across the capital structure, though I get the sense they do more mezz than straight equity. Anyways, I know what kind of questions m ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  4. How do Mezz funds make $$$?

    They, as the buyout funds, will probably raise a certain amount of money (equity) from institutional investors and provide (invest) that money to PE funds who want to leverage even further their equity returns (above what they would get in a senior debt o ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2010 - 8:16pm -

  5. Debt fund returns / IRR

    Hello all, I have a presentation from a growth debt fund which invests in senior debt in small early stage companies ($15-30MM tickets). They talk about 15+% gross IRR (YTM) (before carry and management fees). Now, when looking at the investments they hav ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2015 - 3:18pm -

  6. Starting a mezz fund

    We've funded a few sub notes through one or two of our investors before, but now the rest of our investor network is interested in participating so we're putting together our own little mezz fund. We've just started the process- drawing up ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2014 - 9:55am -

  7. MM Mezz Fund Internship

    Hi guys, Do you think it is feasible over 6 months to be brought up to a competent Associate / Snr Analyst at a 4/5 person Mezz fund, with limited debt experience? I have an offer and need to consider day-to-day, how difficult is the job to be brought up ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2016 - 1:26pm -

  8. What's the difference between privately placed HY bonds and Mezzanine?

    ... mezzanine ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 30 2010 - 11:24pm -

  9. Urgent Help: Mezz Debt and Distressed Debt Investment

    Hey guys, quick question here: Could someone explain what kind of target is good for mezz debt investment in a LBO? Imagine some of the element will be similar (eg: steady cash flow). So guess the real question is, what are the different criteria that you ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2011 - 1:02am -

  10. Mezz Debt & Capital Structure

    Oasisers, I was looking at a capital structure that was comprised of 2 tranches of senior debt and 3 tranches of mezz below it. The interesting part is that the 1st piece of mezz after the 2 senior tranches has the lowest interest rate in the entire capit ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2011 - 11:25am -

  11. Mezzanine financing question

    Question about mezzanine financing: So, I have this mezzanine financing, coupon payments are 10% cash, 5% PIK and there are warrants for say 10% of equity ownership. My question relates as to how do I evaluate this deal? What do warrants represent in a ty ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 6 2012 - 10:15am -

  12. Disillusioned with PE- switch to Mezz?

    I work at a top-tier MM PE firm and honestly, I've become a little disillusioned with the amount of shit I have to deal with. Don't get me wrong, my hours are not considered terrible (probably 60-70/week, no weekends), but the entire execution o ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 4 2011 - 2:00pm -

  13. Mezz or Distressed Debt Funds in Boston?

    Does anyone know of any good firms in Boston that focus on debt? 88888's blog boston debt mezzanine Blog ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2011 - 1:33pm -

  14. Recent Mezzanine Rates

    Does anybody know where to locate recent mezzanine debt rates/pricing? I'm trying to find a range of recent rates but have not been able to find anything. Thanks. mezzanine ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2016 - 5:24pm -

  15. Mezzanine/Credit Funds

    What are the best groups to get into at a BB to get into a mezz fund or a credit HF? IB HF lev fin mezzanine exit ops ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2011 - 3:33pm -

  16. PE/Mezz from a bank (not ibank)

    I'm a 2nd year analyst at a large bank (think JPM, BOA, WF). I'm not in ibanking- we target the middle market and provide bank debt facilities >$35MM, mostly used for M&A but also can be direct to the Company. I want to find a pre-MBA ass ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2014 - 11:54pm -

  17. Capital Markets / Mezzanine Groups

    All, Thank you in advance. Interviews mezzanine capital markets ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2014 - 2:06pm -

  18. Biggest mezz funds

    I'd like to come up with a list of the biggest mezzanine funds out there. i'd appreciate if you guys could just throw some names at me of funds that (exclusively) provide mezzanine capital to firms. funds mezzanine mezz ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2010 - 6:33pm -

  19. Portfolio Analyst Compensation- Middle Market Financing Firm (Senior / Mezz Fund)

    Anyone have any insight into compensation? Tasks include: (i) monitor portfolio, (ii) analyze portfolio company financial statements, loan covenants and other credit factors, (iii) prepare financial updates and quarterly valuation materials for investment ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2015 - 9:39am -

  20. Credit Question

    Hedge funders, I'm a credit analyst underwriting bank debt and looking to get some exposure to how the underwriting for bank debt differs from investment grade bonds, high yield bonds, and mezz debt. Does anyone have recommendations on blogs, article ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2015 - 1:11pm -

  21. Structured Finance, Mezzanine, Exit Ops, and Capital Market

    From my research, it seems Structured Finance and Mezzanine have pretty good exit ops in hedge funds. But they also are sometimes considered part of Capital Markets, and Capital Markets are considered bad for exit opts. Can someone clear up this confusion ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2010 - 11:02am -

  22. Modeling debt

    Friends, Which sources do you use to learn spreadsheet modeling of debt (senior, sub, revolver, LoC, Mezz etc)? And then computation of ratios- Fixed charge coverage, Debt-to-Total Capital, Interest Coverage etc and if the borrower is going to trip a cove ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2008 - 10:10pm -

  23. Mezzanine vs Preferred Shares

    Hi guys, 4 easy questions for the pundits here:) 1. Is it usual that a "growth equity investment fund" charges an arrangement fee? 2. What's the difference between a Mezz lender and Growth investor that wants to invest via participating pre ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 5 2019 - 12:01am -

  24. How to reach out to Mezzanine Debt Lenders?

    My firm is talking with a potential client for M&A advisory. They sound like they want an MBO, but I've only seen outside firms buy other companies. I know this will probably be a leveraged buyout and I've seen that process, but I don't ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:00pm -

  25. Distressed Debt Workout / Special Servicing vs. Mezz

    How are the hours/comp/exit opps/reputation of this industry in general? how about for well known shops like cw capital, torchlight investors, LNR capital, C-III and the like? Is this generally a good launch pad for a career in real estate debt? i'm ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2012 - 11:37pm -

  26. Sources for raising initial capital

    Hey, I'm doing some research into the different avenues for raising capital for a new fund. Would anyone have any insight into whether anyone specialises in providing fund capital? More specifically a mezzanine fund. From what I've seen so far t ...

    - 1 silver bananas - Jun 14 2010 - 5:03am -

  27. Mezzanine Funds / Solar Capital

    Hey- How do the people on this forum think about Mezzanine funds (i.e. the guys who put in junior debt capital alongside sponsors in private equity deals, but also in other situations)? I am looking for anybody that works there or works with these types o ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2010 - 9:41am -