CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Golub Capital announced today that as Sole Bookrunner and Administrative Agent it provided a $57.75 million senior credit facility to support the refinancing of Unidine Corporation (“Unidine”). Unidine was represented by Partnership Capital Growth (“PCG”), a full-service investment bank that focuses on working with companies in the healthy, active and sustainable living industry.
Founded in 2001 and based in Boston, MA., Unidine is a leading food and dining management provider for senior living, hospital, and business environments, with a concentration in the healthcare market. Unidine’s unique approach to dining management service combines a passion for fresh food and culinary excellence with caring, attentive service, cutting edge systems and seasoned management.
“We believe that Unidine’s dedicated approach to using fresh ingredients and preparing meals “from scratch” is highly distinctive in the foodservice industry and resonates with customers,” said Brian Crabb, Managing Director at Golub Capital. “We are excited to partner with this exceptional management team and look forward to continuing to support the business through its next phase of growth.”
“Golub Capital provided a compelling financing solution and exhibited a deep understanding of the foodservice industry, which provided us with confidence they would deliver a sound execution,” said Richard Schenkel, Founder, President and CEO of Unidine. “Golub Capital exceeded our high expectations for a financing partner.”
About Golub Capital
With over $8 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 MiniGOLD, GOLD, and MegaGOLD facilities), senior, second lien, and subordinated debt, preferred stock and co-investment equity. The firm underwrites and syndicates senior credit facilities up to $300 million. Golub Capital’s hold sizes range up to $250 million per transaction.
Golub Capital has been a top 3 Traditional Middle Market Bookrunner each year from 2008 through 3Q 2013 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). Year to date, Golub Capital has been awarded Finance Monthly’s Global Awards 2013 “Credit Asset Manager of the Year,” and DealMakers M&A Awards 2013 “Middle Market Lender of the Year.” In 2012, Golub Capital was awarded ACG New York Champion’s Award for “Senior Lender Firm of the Year” and the M&A Advisor award for “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.
SOURCE Golub Capital
CONTACT: Brian Crabb, Managing Director, 312-256-9798 or [email protected]