Reliable Partner to Private Equity Sponsors and Investors

About Us

Golub Capital is a market leading, award-winning direct lender and experienced private credit manager. We are dedicated to building long-term, win-win partnerships with investors and private equity sponsors.

$70+ Billion

Capital Under Management1

925+

Team Members2

1994

Founded

Our Mission: To Be the Best in Sponsor Finance

  • Dedicated

    to treating our partners the way we want to be treated—with respect, integrity and candor

  • Determined

    to help our partners win through compelling, distinctive solutions—and when they succeed, we succeed

  • Disciplined

    in “how” we do what we do—analytic, detail-oriented, relentless and always getting better

Awards

23

Awards

Lender of the Decade, Americas3

2023

Senior Lender of the Decade, Americas3

2023

Lender of the Year, Americas4

2023, 2022, 2021, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014

Senior Lender of the Year, Americas4

2023, 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015

BDC Manager of the Year, Americas4

2023, 2017, 2016, 2015

CLO Manager of the Year, Americas4

2021, 2019, 2018, 2016

5

7

Awards

Middle Market CLO Manager of the Year

2024, 2023, 2022, 2021

CLO Deal of the Year

2024

Middle Market CLO Deal of the Year

2021, 2020

6

5

Awards

Best Middle Market CLO

2024, 2021, 2018

Best Middle Market CLO Manager

2021

Best New Middle Market CLO

2020

7

3

Awards

Private Credit CLO Manager of the Year

2024

Best Performing Private Credit CLO of the Year

2024

Middle Market CLO Manager of the Year

2022

8

3

Awards

Best of the Best, Private Debt – Mid Cap

2023

Operational Excellence, Private Debt – Large Cap

2022

Best Performance, Private Debt – Mid Cap

2020

9

3

Awards

Best Overall Fundraising: Debt

2023

Best Debt Manager (fund size above USD $1.5 billion)

2021

Best Debt Manager (fund size below USD $1 billion)

2020

10

2

Awards

Deal of the Year

2022

Manager of the Year

2022

11

1

Award

Lending Services of the Year, U.S.A

2023

12

1

Award

Lender of the Year, Large Middle-Market

2023

13

1

Award

Top Private Debt Firms of 2023

2023

Past performance does not guarantee future results. In order to use these awards and recognitions received from Private Debt Investor, Private Equity Wire, Creditflux, GlobalCapital, DealCatalyst, Pan Finance, M&A USA Atlas and GrowthCap in these and other materials, Golub Capital has provided them with de minimis compensation for such use, and in certain instances, to be identified as an award recipient on Private Debt Investor's website and materials used in association with its awards, Golub Capital has provided Private Debt Investor de minimis compensation. Awards listed on website may not include all previous award wins. 

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  1. "Capital under management" is a gross measure of invested capital including leverage. As of April 1, 2024.
  2. As of March 31, 2024.
  3. Selections were made based on which firms won the most PDI awards in each category since 2013. Awards were published in PDI’s ‘The Decade’ issue, released in June 2023. In order to use the awards and recognitions received from PDI in Golub Capital materials as well as to be identified as an award recipient on PDI’s website and materials used in association with certain of its awards, Golub Capital has provided de minimis compensation to PDI.
  4. Based on the number of votes cast on Private Debt Investor’s website. Peer group consisted of firms that applied or were nominated. All awards given on March 1st of the referenced year and based on the period of January 1st to September 30th of the prior year. In 2017, 2016 and 2015 the BDC award category was called BDC of the Year, Americas.
  5. Based on the number of votes casted by the GlobalCapital audience based on a shortlist determined by the GlobalCapital editorial team. All awards based on the performance of the prior calendar year. The 2024 awards were given on May 16, 2024, the 2023 award was given on June 7, 2023, the 2022 award was given on July 1, 2022, the 2021 awards were given on May 20, 2021 and the 2020 award was given on June 19, 2020.

  6. Based on the average ranking of each CLO relative to its peers by the following performance metrics, in order to recognize managers who have achieved the greatest performance for all classes of investors: change in junior overcollateralization; weighted average rating factor, average collateral value, weighted average spread, cash-on-cash return to equity; and equity volatility. Peer group consists of CLOs that invested in middle market collateral that are within their reinvestment period and listed on CLO-I (Creditflux’s database). Please note the 2024 award was given on May 15, 2024 and based on performance over the prior calendar year, the 2021 awards were given on September 9, 2021 and based on the period of January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021, the 2020 award was given on July 15, 2020 and based on performance over the prior calendar year, and the 2018 award was given on May 1, 2018 and based on performance over the prior calendar year.

  7. Based on the number of votes submitted online by LSTA member organizations. Peer group consisted of firms that applied or were nominated. The 2022 award was given on May 16, 2023 and based on US CLO deals completed in calendar year 2022. The 2024 awards were given on April 29, 2024 and based on US CLO deals completed in calendar year 2023.

  8. Based on surveys by The Korea Economic Daily Global Edition to determine Korean LPs’ preferred global asset managers across five asset classes. The 2022 award was given on March 21, 2023 and based on the period of January 1, 2022 through November 30, 2022, the 2020 award was given on December 18, 2020 and based on the period of January 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020. The 2023 award was given on February 7, 2024 and based on the period of January 1, 2023 through November 30, 2023.

  9. Based on the number of votes cast in an online poll of the entire Private Equity Wire readership, where participants are asked to make their choice among the shortlisted firms in each category. The pre-selection data for the GP fund manager shortlisted was provided by Bloomberg. The 2023 award was given on October 25, 2023, the 2021 award was given on September 16, 2021 and the 2020 award was given on September 22, 2020.

  10. Winners selected by the SCI editorial team based on submitted pitches, colour from other market participants and SCI’s independent reporting. Awards given on October 4, 2022 and based on the period between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022.

  11. Winners selected by the Pan Finance research team and evaluated by a panel of experienced business journalists. The 2023 award was given on June 8, 2023. Golub Capital provided Pan Finance with de minimis compensation to accept the award.

  12. ​The 2023 award was given on April 27, 2023, based on independent point-indexing scoring method from deals during the time period of January 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023. Golub Capital provided M&A USA Atlas with de minimis compensation to accept the award.

  13. Based on nomination submissions and further in-depth research by the GrowthCap editorial team. The 2023 award was given on December 4, 2023. Golub Capital provided GrowthCap with de minimis compensation to accept the award.