CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Golub Capital announced today that as Sole Bookrunner and Administrative Agent it provided a $35 million GOLD financing and equity co-investment to support the acquisition of Southern Anesthesia and Surgical, Inc. (“SAS” or the “Company”) by Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company (“BPOC”). GOLD financings are Golub Capital’s One-Loan Debt facilities.
Based in South Carolina, Southern Anesthesia and Surgical, Inc. is a leading national distributor of pharmaceuticals and surgical supplies to oral health professionals who perform sedation-related dental and surgical procedures.
“SAS represents a strong growth platform serving a very stable core of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and dentists,” said Golub Capital Managing Director Stefano Robertson, who leads the firm’s healthcare efforts. “BPOC brings a long and successful history of investing both in dental and distribution and we are excited to have partnered with them in this transaction.”
“Golub Capital proved to be a very good partner for us in this deal as they worked efficiently and were able to provide a full solution to our financing needs,” said Tom Schlesinger, a Partner at BPOC. “Throughout the process we viewed their Healthcare Finance team as our partner and they executed the transaction seamlessly. We look forward to working with them again.”
About Golub Capital
With over $6 billion of capital under management, Golub Capital is a leading provider of financing solutions for the middle market, including one-loan financings (through the firm’s proprietary GOLD and MEGA GOLD facilities), senior, second lien, and subordinated debt, preferred stock and co-investment equity. The firm underwrites and syndicates senior credit facilities up to $250 million. Golub Capital’s hold sizes range up to $200 million per transaction.
Golub Capital has been a top 3 Traditional Middle Market Bookrunner each year from 2008 through 1H 2012 for senior secured loans of up to $100 million for leveraged buyouts (according to Thomson Reuters LPC and internal data; based on number of deals). In 2012, Golub Capital was awarded the ACG New York Champion’s Award for “Senior Lender Firm of the Year.” Golub Capital is a national firm with principal offices in Chicago and New York. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.golubcapital.com.
About Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company
Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company is a Chicago‐based private equity management firm founded in 1996 to invest in middle-market buy-out transactions, recapitalizations, and growth platforms in the healthcare industry. BPOC evaluates, structures, and manages investments on behalf of institutional and individual investors. Since inception, BPOC has raised over $1 billion to invest primarily in private transactions. The firm is headquartered in Chicago, IL. For more information on BPOC, visit www.bpoc.com.
SOURCE Golub Capital
CONTACT: Stefano Robertson, Managing Director, +1-312-201-8152, [email protected]