Daily News: April 26, 2012

Golub Provides Senior Notes for Atlas Group Refinancing

Golub Capital announced that it provided $18.9 million in subordinated notes for the refinancing of The Atlas Group, a portfolio company of Graham Partners, Inc.

Headquartered in Wichita, KS, The Atlas Group is a manufacturer of high precision machine parts, assemblies, and replacement parts to aerospace original equipment manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers. The Atlas Group focuses on the production of structural and flight control components and assemblies that are highly complex and often flight critical, installed from the cockpit to the tail of the aircraft.

“We are excited to continue our longstanding partnership with Graham Partners and its portfolio company, The Atlas Group,” said Golub Capital senior managing director Greg Cashman. “The company’s management team has an excellent track record of growing its value-added capabilities and content on next generation platforms. We are excited to support The Atlas Group’s continued growth.”

Christopher Lawler, managing principal at Graham Partners, comments, “Golub Capital demonstrated its flexibility by offering multiple capital structure alternatives in support of the refinancing. We value Golub Capital’s long-term commitment to the company.”

Golub Capital is a provider of financing solutions for the middle market, including one-loan financings, senior, second lien, and subordinated debt, preferred stock and co-investment equity.

Graham Partners is a private investment firm based in suburban Philadelphia. The firm invests in middle-market industrial and manufacturing-related companies.