Golub Capital BDC Inc. priced an underwritten public offering of 1,750,000 common shares.
The company granted the underwriter an option to purchase up to an additional 262,500 common shares. UBS Investment Bank is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering.
The net proceeds will be used to invest in portfolio companies and for general corporate purposes. The company will also pay operating expenses, including management and administrative fees and may pay other expenses such as due diligence expenses relating to potential new investments. A portion of the net proceeds from the offering may also be used to capitalize GC SBIC VI LP, the company's wholly owned subsidiary. The company may also use a portion of the net proceeds to repay amounts outstanding under its credit facility.
The offering is expected to close June 12, subject to customary closing conditions.