Founded in 2007, Barings BDC is registered as a Business Development Company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. The firm provides capital to established lower middle-market companies. Barings offers a wide variety of investment structures with a primary focus on mezzanine financing with equity components to support buyouts, acquisitions, growth financing, and recapitalization. Its portfolio contains investments in a wide range of business sectors including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, energy, communications, healthcare, technology, restaurants, consumer products, and others. Barings BDC has experience partnering with financial sponsors, as well as non-sponsored transactions.