Varagon Capital Supports Golden Gate Learning Experience Buy

Golden Gate Capital acquired The Learning Experience, a chain of early education programs for children six weeks to six years old. Varagon Capital Partners served as administrative agent on a senior secured credit facility to support the transaction.

Varagon Supports L Squared United Scope Investment

Varagon Capital Partners provided debt financing to support L Squared Capital Partners’ investment in United Scope, resulting in a majority recapitalization of the latter’s business.

Ares Capital Agents Facility to Support Thomas Bravo Acquisition

Ares Capital served as administrative agent for a $1.075 billion unitranche credit facility to support the acquisition of Qlik by private equity firm Thomas Bravo.

Ares Capital Agents $1.075B Facility to Support Qlik Acquistion

Ares Capital served as administrative and collateral agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner for the $1.075 billion unitranche credit facility in support of Thoma Bravo’s acquisition of Qlik.

Ares, Varagon Form New Partnership for Senior Loans

Ares Capital and Varagon Capital announced a new joint venture that will make senior secured loans to middle-market companies. The JV will follow on with the success that Ares enjoyed in its previous JV with GE Capital.

New Asset Management Vehicle… Harnessing a Market Opportunity

Walter Owens, CEO of Varagon Capital Partners, talks about co-founding the one-stop asset manager, providing transparency to build confidence in sponsors and investors, and solidifying the reputation of his new team by financing solutions up and down the capital structure.

Walter Owens to Lead New Middle Market Lending Venture

Varagon Capital Partners announced the formation of an asset management firm that will focus on direct lending to middle market companies. Varagon is led by CEO, Walter Owens, who held leadership positions with GE Capital, CIT and TD Bank.