Golub Capital BDC Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 2.6 million shares of common stock at $15.58 per share. Wells Fargo Securities and UBS Investment Bank are acting as joint bookrunning managers for the offering. The offering of the shares will be made under the company’s shelf registration statement, which was filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The offering is expected to close on October 19, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions. The company has also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 390,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.
The company intends to use all or substantially all of the net proceeds from the offering to invest in portfolio companies in accordance with its investment objective and strategies and for general corporate purposes. The company may also use a portion of the net proceeds from the offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility.
Investors are advised to carefully consider the investment objective, risks, charges and expenses of the company before investing. The preliminary prospectus supplement dated October 15, 2012 and the accompanying prospectus dated January 30, 2012, which have been filed with the SEC, contain this and other information about the company and should be read carefully before investing.
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. principally invests in senior secured, one stop, mezzanine and second lien loans of middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors.