Golub names sales head to syndicated loan group

Joseph Wilson joined as a managing director to help the firm expand its distribution capabilities in the syndicated loans area.  

 Golub Capital has hired Joseph Wilson junior as a managing director and head of sales and trading for syndicated loans.

 Wilson will be responsible for managing and expanding relationships with buyers of leveraged loans, identifying secondary market opportunities within and outside of the Golub’s portfolio, and providing insights on underwriting and financial structures for LBOs, recapitalisations and refinancings. He joins Golub’s existing seven-member capital markets team.

Wilson was previously a managing director at Citigroup where worked on the bank’s loan sales and trading franchise before leaving in February last year, according to his LinkedIn profile.

During his seven years at Citi, he was responsible for primary loan sales, as well as secondary loan and structured credit sales to a diverse investor base. Before Citi, Wilson worked at JPMorgan in a variety of roles, including investment banking, commercial banking and distressed loan sales and trading.

“Adding a broadly syndicated sales and trading platform is a natural evolution that will enhance our ability to support our portfolio companies throughout their lifecycles – particularly as they move into larger loan sizes,” said Andy Steuerman, head of middle-market lending.

 “We can bring our large hold size approach to reducing risk and uncertainty to a part of the market that has become increasingly complex.”

Golub Capital’s mid-market lending team structures financing solutions with hold positions of up to $300 million. The team also underwrites and syndicates senior credit facilities and a proprietary suite of GOLD (one-loan debt) facilities, up to $500 million.

Golub has $15 billion in assets under management and operates through four business lines: mid-market lending, late-stage lending, broadly syndicated loans and opportunistic credit. The firm’s lending offices are located in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Charlotte, North Carolina.