Golub Capital reached a company record in originations in Q2/21, signing up more than $9 billion in retained and syndicated commitments and completing more than 95 new and add-on transactions. Originations in the quarter were 30% higher than Q4/20.
Kroll Bond Rating Agency assigned a rating to one class of notes issued by Golub Capital Partners ABS Funding 2019-1, L.P., a securitization backed by a portfolio of recurring revenue and middle-market corporate loans that has been amended to refinance the existing notes.
L Catterton entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling interest in West Marine, an omnichannel platform in the marine aftermarket, from Monomoy Capital Partners. Barclays Bank, Golub Capital and Nomura provided committed debt financing to support the transaction.
Kroll Bond Rating Agency assigned preliminary ratings to three classes of notes issued by Golub Capital Partners ABS Funding 2021-1, a securitization backed by a portfolio of recurring revenue and middle market corporate loans.
Golub Capital acted as the administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on a GOLD facility to finance Thompson Street Capital Partners’ acquisition of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. GOLD financings are Golub Capital’s one-loan debt facilities.
Golub Capital promoted Andy Steuerman to vice chair of direct lending and Greg Cashman to head of direct lending. Spyro Alexopoulos, Craig Benton, Alissa Grad, Gregory Robbins, Marc Robinson, Rob Tuchscherer and Jason Van Dussen were promoted to senior managing director roles.
Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Antares, Ares, Deutsche Bank, Golub Capital and Jefferies provided debt financing to support symplr’s acquisition of TractManager from Arsenal Capital Partners.
Golub Capital BDC reported results for fiscal Q3/20, including net investment income per share of $0.23 compared with $0.24 for fiscal Q2/20. The company also has investments in 254 portfolio companies with a value of $4,250.4 million.
Golub Capital acted as the administrative agent, left lead arranger and joint bookrunner on a $1.6 billion GOLD facility to finance a substantial strategic investment in MRI Software by funds managed by Harvest Partners and refinance existing indebtedness.
Golub Capital acted as the administrative agent on a $1.6 billion GOLD facility to support the refinancing of Risk Strategies, a portfolio company of Kelso & Company.