Daily News: July 29, 2014

Golub Agents GOLD Financing to Support Thoma Bravo’s Sparta Buy

Golub Capital announced that as lead arranger, sole bookrunner and administrative agent it provided a GOLD financing to support the acquisition of Sparta Systems by Thoma Bravo. GOLD financings are Golub Capital’s One-Loan Debt facilities.

We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the Company. We believe Sparta is a leading enterprise-class provider in a growing market with an extraordinary management team,” stated Spyro Alexopoulos, Managing Director at Golub Capital. “We are equally excited to be working with a world class sponsor and long-time partner in Thoma Bravo.

”We selected Golub Capital to lead the transaction as they demonstrated a deep understanding of the business and our execution strategy. They put forth a flexible and scalable financing solution tailored to support Sparta’s growth and support its many strategic and operational initiatives,” said Arvindh Kumar, Vice President at Thoma Bravo.

Sparta Systems is a global provider of enterprise quality management software solutions.

Thoma Bravo is a private equity investment firm.