NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golub Capital announced today that as Sole Bookrunner and Administrative Agent it provided a senior credit facility to support the recapitalization of Data Innovations LLC ("DI") by Battery Ventures.
Founded in 1989, DI is the world's largest, most successful clinical and blood laboratory middleware company. With a focus solely on laboratory data management, DI offers the most complete middleware system in the market to manage laboratory operations, including pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical sample processing and non-clinical tasks such as equipment maintenance and specimen archiving. With offices in the United States, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, and the United Kingdom, DI is the only middleware company with a true global scope.
"Consistent with our past experiences, Golub's deep understanding of the software and technology services industry, ability to offer value-added financing solutions across the capital structure, and efficient execution led to a smooth closing. We look forward to closing additional transactions with Golub in the future," said Chelsea Stoner, a General Partner at Battery Ventures.
"With their strong market leadership, differentiated products, and excellent management team, Data Innovations is well positioned to capitalize on the attractive market dynamics within the laboratory middleware industry," stated Andy Steuerman, Head of Middle Market Lending at Golub Capital. "We are excited to partner with this exceptional company and sponsor."
About Golub Capital
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 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). 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." 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.
About Battery Ventures
Battery invests in cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including software and services, Web infrastructure, e-commerce, digital media and industrial technologies. Founded in 1983, the firm backs companies at stages ranging from seed to buyout and invests globally from offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel. To learn more, visit www.battery.com and follow the firm on Twitter @BatteryVentures. For a full list of Battery's portfolio companies, please go to http://www.battery.com/our-companies/list/.
SOURCE Golub Capital