Matthew W. Benton
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Benton is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ: GBDC). He is also a Managing Director at Golub Capital. In these capacities, he leads program management for Golub Capital’s BDC business, which encompasses the Firm’s public and private BDCs. Mr. Benton also acts as COO for Golub Capital BDC 3, Inc. and Golub Capital BDC 4, Inc. He was previously a Managing Director in the Structured Products group, responsible for identifying, developing and executing various capital and liquidity solutions for the Firm. Prior to joining Golub Capital, Mr. Benton was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities, where he primarily focused on the specialty finance sector, and led the de novo buildout of a more formalized small/midcap bank investment banking coverage effort. His investment banking responsibilities included developing and leading initiatives for his clients that encompassed capital raising, both equity and debt, as well as providing strategic advisory services to management teams and boards of directors. Prior to that, Mr. Benton led and coordinated investment banking deal teams in a variety of advisory and capital markets transactions. Mr. Benton began his career at First Union Securities in the Leveraged Finance group. In this capacity, he was part of deal teams that structured, underwrote and marketed syndicated loans. Mr. Benton earned his BS degree with honors in Business Administration and Economics from the University of the Pacific.