Lawrence Golub is the Chief Executive Officer of Golub Capital, a market-leading, award-winning direct lender and experienced credit asset manager. As of July 1, 2022, Golub Capital had over $55 billion of capital under management, a gross measure of invested capital including leverage. Golub Capital partners with institutional investors and family offices offering tailored solutions for investors’ credit asset strategies. The Firm specializes in delivering reliable, creative and compelling financing solutions to companies backed by private equity sponsors. Golub Capital has been a top 3 U.S. Middle Market Bookrunner each year from 2008 through Q1 2022 for senior secured loans of up to $500 million for leveraged buyouts. Golub Capital has been consistently recognized with industry awards, including Lender of the Year, Americas (Private Debt Investor, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2021), Senior Lender of the Year, Americas (Private Debt Investor, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020) and Business Development Company of the Year, Americas (Private Debt Investor, 2015, 2016, 2017).
Mr. Golub is active in charitable and civic organizations. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows, a member of the Columbia Medical School Board of Advisors, President of the Harvard University JD-MBA Alumni Association, a member of the Advisory Council of Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government and a trustee of the American Repertory Theater. Mr. Golub currently serves on the Stanford Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Council and the Advisory Board of Stanford Impact Labs.
Mr. Golub was a private member of the Financial Control Board of the State of New York for over twelve years. He was a White House Fellow and served for fifteen years as Treasurer of the White House Fellows Foundation. He was Chairman of Mosholu Preservation Corporation, a non-profit developer and manager of low-income housing in the Bronx. He served for fifteen years as a trustee of Montefiore Medical Center, the university hospital of the Albert Einstein Medical School.
Previously, Mr. Golub was a Managing Director of Bankers Trust Company. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director of Wasserstein Perella, where he established the firm’s capital markets group and debt restructuring practice. Mr. Golub started his career at Allen & Company Incorporated where he engaged in private equity, leveraged finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Golub earned his AB degree magna cum laude in economics from Harvard College. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was selected as a Baker Scholar, and a JD from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review.