Brookside Mezzanine Partners Promotes Nicholas Ganias, Alfred Minahan and Terence Kuo


Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce the promotions of Nicholas F. Ganias to Partner, Alfred A. Minahan to Vice President and Terence Kuo to Associate.

“We are proud of the investment team we are building at Brookside Mezzanine Partners and thrilled to generate this growth within our organization” said David Buttolph, Founder and Managing Partner. “Each of these individuals have made significant contributions to the Firm and demonstrated the dedication, investment expertise and values that are important to our partnership. We are pleased to acknowledge their contributions with these promotions.”

Nicholas F. Ganias joined Brookside Mezzanine Partners in 2008 and his responsibilities include deal origination, underwriting and portfolio monitoring. During 2020, Nicholas opened the Los Angeles office to lead the Firm's expansion into the western region of the United States. He has over a decade of investment and portfolio management experience in the lower middle market, particularly in companies operating in the healthcare, business services, manufacturing and distribution industries. Prior to joining Brookside Mezzanine Partners, Nicholas was an Analyst in the Middle Market Lending group at NewStar Financial. He also worked as a P&L Analyst at JWM Partners, a multi-strategy hedge fund located in Greenwich, CT. Nicholas holds a BSBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Boston University, an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a CFA charterholder.

Alfred A. Minahan joined Brookside Mezzanine Partners in 2020. His responsibilities include underwriting and portfolio monitoring. Previously, Al was a Senior Associate at JMC Capital Partners and also worked for Alcentra Capital Corporation's direct lending platform and Jefferies LLC's leveraged finance group. He began his career as an Audit Associate at Ernst & Young. Al holds a BS degree from Boston College, Carroll School of Management, with a double concentration in Finance and Accounting.

Terence Kuo joined Brookside Mezzanine Partners in 2017 after graduating from Fordham University with a BS degree in Finance. His responsibilities include underwriting and portfolio monitoring.

About Brookside Mezzanine Partners

Founded in 2001, Brookside Mezzanine Partners has raised $900 million across four funds. The Firm is a leading provider of debt and minority equity to small and mid-sized companies throughout the United States. We invest in both sponsored and non-sponsored transactions, providing flexible capital solutions to support buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, dividends and growth capital.

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