The individuals at Saratoga have spent their careers in the middle-market, leading and managing all aspects of the capital investment process. As a team, it is an experienced and entrepreneurial group that works together to find solutions for capital needs.
Saratoga takes its name from the American Revolution. The battles waged at Saratoga are generally regarded as the turning point of the Revolutionary War. The professionals of Saratoga seek to be the “turning point” for its investment opportunities by marshalling its knowledge and capital to close transactions creatively and quickly.
About Saratoga Investment Corp.
Saratoga Investment Corp. is a specialty finance company that invests primarily in leveraged loans and mezzanine debt issued by U.S. middle-market companies, both through direct lending and through participation in loan syndicates. It has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Saratoga Investment Corp. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SAR." Saratoga Investment Corp. includes an SBIC-licensed subsidiary.
Saratoga Investment Corp. completed its Initial Public Offering in March 2007, at which point it was called GSC Investment Corp. and was managed by GSCP (NJ), L.P., an affiliate of the GSC Group. Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC assumed management of the Company on July 31, 2010 concurrent with the name change.
About Saratoga Investment Advisors
Saratoga Investment Advisors is a New York-based investment firm formed to focus on credit-driven strategies. It is the manager of Saratoga Investment Corp. and its $400 million Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund and is affiliated with Saratoga Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm that has invested in 35 companies with an aggregate value of more than $3.7 billion. Saratoga Partners primarily invests in businesses with strong management teams and valuations of between $50 million and $500 million, specializing in companies in manufacturing and business services. It also has a successful record in special situations and distressed investing.
Saratoga Partners was founded in 1984 as a division of the New York investment firm Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. and has been an independent firm since its spinoff in 1998 after Dillon Read was acquired by Swiss Bank Corporation (a predecessor to UBS AG).
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