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

2,300+

Transactions Completed

~90%

of Transactions as Lead Lender

#1

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 170+ 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

EBITDA

$5MM$250+MM

Hold Size

Up to $700MM

Recurring Revenue Loans

Revenue

$25+MM

Deal Size

Up to $500MM

Capital Markets Solutions

EBITDA

$50+MM

Syndication Size

Up to $2B

Recent Transactions2

PDI Technologies Logo
GOLD*
Facility
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Insight Partners, Genstar Capital, TA Associates
Mitratech Logo
Senior Credit
Facilities
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Hg Capital
EngageSmart Logo
GOLD*
Facility
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic
Rough Country Logo
Senior Credit
Facilities
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
TSG Consumer Partners, Gridiron Capital
Ned Stevens Logo
GOLD*
Facility
  • Administrative Agent
  • Joint Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
Cobepa S.A., AVALT
Aptean Logo
GOLD*
Facility
  • Administrative Agent
  • Sole Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
TA Associates, Insight Partners, Charlesbank Capital Partners
Enverus Logo
GOLD*
Facility
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Sole Bookrunner
Hellman & Friedman, Genstar Capital
Super Star Car Wash Logo
GOLD*
Facility
  • Administrative Agent
  • Left Lead Arranger
  • Joint Bookrunner
TSG Consumer Partners

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

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  1. As of December 31, 2023.
  2. Represents a subset of recent transactions as of December 31, 2023.