Sponsor Finance

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Golub Capital is a reliable financing partner of choice to companies backed by private equity sponsors. We deliver distinctive, compelling and creative financing solutions that help sponsor-backed companies seize opportunity in any market environment.

The Golub Capital Advantage

Golub Capital has defined and refined direct lending for 30 years. As the industry and our clients’ needs have evolved, so have we.

$150+ Billion

Loans Originated Since 2004


Transactions Completed


of Transactions as Lead Lender


Issuer of Unitranche Loans Over $500 Million

Win-Win Partnerships

Relationship-oriented lender who can deliver certainty and flexibility across market cycles

Product Breadth & Flexibility

Comprehensive suite of financing solutions and execution types for companies large and small

Scalability & Reliability

Scalable financing solutions suited to buy and build strategies


Provider of committed expansion capital

Experience & Expertise

Deep industry expertise


Unitranche pioneer & market leader

Capital Markets Capabilities

Significant lead arranger and bookrunner experience


Secondary market liquidity provider

International Capabilities

Multi-currency solutions


Dedicated European lending team

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Deep Industry Expertise

Our team of 210+ investment professionals1 has in-depth knowledge and experience across five core industry verticals. This allows us to make informed credit decisions quickly.

  • Each industry vertical has a dedicated team of 15+ underwriters who are specialists in their focus areas
  • Beyond the core industry verticals, Golub Capital has sub-sector expertise in key areas ranging from enterprise software and insurance brokerage to car washes, value-added distribution and veterinary care

Sponsor Solutions

We provide customized, flexible financing solutions including the following facility types:

  • Unitranche
  • Recurring revenue
  • Senior debt
  • Revolvers
  • First-lien/second-lien
  • Committed delayed draw term loans
  • Flexible hybrid solutions
  • Equity co-investments

Buy and Hold Lending



Hold Size

Up to $700MM

Recurring Revenue Loans



Deal Size

Up to $500MM

Capital Markets Solutions



Syndication Size

Up to $2B

Recent Transactions2

Mavis Discount Tire Logo
Senior Credit
  • Sole & Joint Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Baypine, TSG Consumer Partners, Golden Gate Capital
Quickbase Logo
Senior Credit
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Vista Equity Partners, Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe
Insightsoftware Logo
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Sole Bookrunner
TA Associates, Genstar Capital, Hg
Mendocino Farms Logo
  • Administrative Agent
  • Sole Lead Arranger
  • Sole Bookrunner
TPG Growth
Miller Insurance Logo
  • Joint Lead Arranger
GIC Private Limited
Agilio Logo
  • Sole Lender
Five Arrows Principal Investment, TA Associates
PDI Technologies Logo
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Insight Partners, Genstar Capital, TA Associates
Rover Logo
  • Administrative Agent
  • Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Blackstone Private Equity

* GOLD facilities are Golub Capital One-Loan Debt (one-stop) facilities.

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  1. As of March 31, 2024.
  2. Represents a subset of recent transactions as of March 31, 2024.