May Luncheon - Mick Solimene

When:  May 15, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  CFA Society Austin

Private Credit is Not a Commodity


  • Private Credit is the fastest growing asset class
  • Secular tailwinds behind the growth of Private Credit
  • Not everything is "Golden"
  • How the lower middle market differentiates
  • The importance of manager selection and experience


Mick Solimene
Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
Monroe Capital

Mr. Solimene is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for Monroe’s high net worth portfolios including serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Monroe Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: MRCC) and Monroe Capital Income Plus Corporation business development companies. He has over 40 years of experience in alternative investing, corporate finance, restructuring and special situations.  Prior to Monroe, Mr. Solimene was a Managing Director and member of the senior leadership team at Allstate Investments where he was responsible for the opportunistic portfolio strategy which focused on deploying flexible and nimble private capital in complex or non-traditional situations. Prior to Allstate, he has held senior alternative investment management and investment banking positions at Macquarie Capital (USA), Inc., Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, LLC and Banc of America Securities, LLC. 

Mr. Solimene earned his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and his B.S. in Finance from Western Illinois University. In addition to being a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Mr. Solimene serves as a director of numerous private companies and non-profit organizations.

Complimentary parking is available at Chateau Bellevue.

Parking Directions:

Use the following address 702 Nueces Street to GPS to go the parking lot of  Chateau Bellevue. Otherwise, if you use the google address, it will take you to the historical part of the building on San Antonio Street. 

Guest can park in either lot (they own both). Signs will be posted to the public that the lot is closed for our private event.  You do not have to pay to park regardless of the posted signage. 

Guests will enter under the canopy, into the elevator foyer area.  Once in the elevator they will press the button for the first floor (there is signage right by that button to let them know where to go). The elevator will open up right into the ballroom.


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Chateau Bellevue
708 San Antonio St
Austin, TX 78701