Underwriting & Portfolio Management team.

Clayton Bruce


Mr. Bruce is a member of one of Madison’s underwriting teams, focusing on structuring, underwriting, negotiating, and closing both Madison-led and participation leveraged finance transactions. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Mr. Bruce’s professional experience included twelve years of senior and subordinated debt investing at Fifth Third Bank. Most recently, Mr. Bruce led Fifth Third’s Sponsor Leveraged Finance team, where he originated, underwrote, and monitored senior debt investments to middle market companies. Mr. Bruce earned a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa, an MBA in Managerial Finance from DePaul University, and an MS in Accountancy from DePaul University. In addition, Mr. Bruce holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

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