Mezzanine financing usually remains a reliable standby when the broader capital markets are swinging shut. For that special project under study, mezzanine finance can at times be counter-cyclical, providing an attractive option when other capital market options are limited.


Stuart Page, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Larry Tharp, Managing Director, GSO Capital Partners

Ronald Gajdica, Ph.D., Managing Director, EIG Global Energy Partners