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Golub Capital Arranges $330MM Credit Facility to ILC Industries

July 16, 2014, 07:28 AM
Filed Under: Manufacturing

Golub Capital said that as joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent, it provided a $330 million senior credit facility to support the refinancing of ILC Industries,  LLC, a portfolio company of Behrman Capital.

ILC Industries is a leading manufacturer of highly reliable, highly engineered electronic and components for the military and aerospace and defense end-markets, with components for nearly every aircraft, ground vehicle, and weapons systems in the U.S. military.

"With their strong market leadership, mission critical products, sole-sourced position on key platforms and excellent management team, ILC Industries is well positioned to capitalize on the attractive opportunities in the military and commercial markets," stated Andrew Steuerman, head of Middle Market Lending at Golub Capital. "We are excited to partner with this exceptional company and sponsor."

With over $10 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 $200 million per transaction.

Golub Capital has been a top 3 Traditional Middle Market Bookrunner each year from 2008 through 1Q 2014 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 2014, Golub Capital has been awarded Acquisition International's 2014 Fund Awards "Credit Asset Management Firm of the Year – USA," ACQ's Global Awards "US Credit Asset Manager of the Year," Acquisition International's "Broadly Syndicated Loans Specialist of the Year – USA," and Acquisition International's Hedge Fund Award "USA Credit Asset Manager of the Year." In 2013, Golub Capital was 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." Golub Capital is a national firm with principal offices in Chicago and New York.

Based in New York City and San Francisco, Behrman Capital was founded in 1991 by Grant G. and Daryl G. Behrman. The firm invests in management buyouts, leveraged buildups and recapitalizations of established growth businesses. The company's investments are primarily focused in four industries: health care, specialty manufacturing, business to business outsourcing and defense.

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