NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Golub Capital LLC (together with its affiliates, “Golub Capital” or the “Firm”) announced today that it has sold a passive, non-voting minority stake in its management companies to Dyal Capital Partners (“Dyal”), a division of Neuberger Berman. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Golub Capital plans to use Dyal’s investment as permanent capital to expand the Firm’s capabilities to deliver distinctive, compelling and reliable financing solutions to its private equity sponsors and attractive, consistent returns for investors in its funds. All proceeds from the transaction will remain invested in the Firm. There will be no change in Golub Capital’s strategy, management team, investment team, investment process or day-to-day operations as a result of the investment.
Lawrence E. Golub, CEO of Golub Capital, and David B. Golub, President of Golub Capital, said, “Dyal’s investment gives us new resources to advance our mission to be the best at sponsor finance. Dyal has earned its reputation as partner of choice to best-in-class alternative investment firms. We are excited to welcome Dyal as our partner for the next phase of our growth.”
Michael Rees, Head of Dyal Capital Partners, added, “Golub Capital has built a world-class franchise through its relentless focus on nurturing long-term, win-win partnerships with private equity sponsors, investors, financing partners and employees. Golub Capital’s partnership orientation, competitive advantages and strong long-term track record make the firm a natural fit for our strategy of partnering with leading alternative investment firms.”
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC advised Golub Capital on the transaction. Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to Golub Capital. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP served as legal counsel to Dyal.
About Golub Capital
Golub Capital is a nationally recognized credit asset manager with over $25 billion of capital under management. For over 20 years, Golub Capital has provided credit to help medium-sized U.S. businesses grow. The firm’s award-winning Middle Market Lending business provides financing for middle market companies and their private equity sponsors. Golub Capital’s credit expertise also forms the foundation of its Late Stage Lending and Broadly Syndicated Loan businesses. Golub Capital has worked hard to build a reputation as a fast, reliable provider of compelling financing solutions, and the firm believes this has inspired repeat clients and investors. Today, the firm has over 350 employees with lending offices in Chicago, New York and San Francisco. For more information, please visit golubcapital.com.
About Dyal Capital Partners
Dyal Capital Partners, a division of Neuberger Berman Group, seeks to acquire minority equity interests in institutional alternative asset management businesses worldwide. Dyal Capital Partners was established in 2011 and currently has 33 minority partnerships. For more information, please visit www.dyalcapital.com.
About Neuberger Berman
Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With offices in 20 countries, Neuberger Berman’s team is approximately 2,000 professionals. For five consecutive years, the company has been named to Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management survey (among those with 1,000 employees or more). Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $304 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2018. For more information, please visit www.nb.com.
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