SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 13, 2020
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
333 South Grand Avenue, 28th Floor
Los Angeles, CA
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (213) 830-6300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common stock, par value $0.01 per share||OCSL||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|5.875% Unsecured Notes due 2024||OSLE||The New York Stock Exchange|
|6.125% Unsecured Notes due 2028||OCSLL||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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|Item 8.01.|| |
On February 13, 2020, Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (the Company) notified Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, the trustee (the Trustee) for the Companys 6.125% Unsecured Notes due 2028 (the Notes), of the Companys election to redeem the $86,250,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding, and instructed the Trustee to provide notice of such redemption to the holders of the Notes in accordance with the terms of the indenture governing the Notes. The Company expects the redemption to be completed on March 13, 2020. Following the redemption, none of the Notes will remain outstanding, and they will be delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute a notice of redemption of the Notes.
On February 13, 2020, the Company issued a press release that announced the redemption of the Notes. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release of Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation, dated February 13, 2020|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: February 13, 2020|| |
OAKTREE SPECIALTY LENDING
|Name: Mel Carlisle|
Title: Chief Financial Officer and
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation to Redeem 6.125% Notes Due 2028
LOS ANGELES, CA, February 13, 2020 Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (NASDAQ: OCSL) (Oaktree Specialty Lending or the Company), a specialty finance company, today announced that it will redeem its 6.125% Notes due 2028 (NASDAQ: OCSLL) (the Notes). The Company will redeem 100%, or $86,250,000 aggregate principal amount, of the issued and outstanding Notes on March 13, 2020 (the Redemption Date), following which they will be delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. The redemption price per Note will be $25 plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, the Redemption Date.
The Notes should be presented and surrendered by mail or by hand at DB Services Americas, Inc., MS: JCK01-0218, 5022 Gate Parkway, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
About Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSL) is a specialty finance company dedicated to providing customized one-stop credit solutions to companies with limited access to public or syndicated capital markets. The Company seeks to generate current income and capital appreciation by providing companies with flexible and innovative financing solutions including first and second lien loans, unsecured and mezzanine loans, and preferred equity. The Company is regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. Oaktree Specialty Lending is managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. For additional information, please visit Oaktree Specialty Lendings website at www.oaktreespecialtylending.com.
Some of the statements in this press release constitute forward-looking statements because they relate to future events or our future performance or financial condition. The forward-looking statements may include statements as to: our future operating results and distribution projections; our business prospects and the prospects of our portfolio companies; and the impact of the investments that we expect to make. In addition, words such as anticipate, believe, expect, seek, plan, should, estimate, project and intend indicate forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements include these words. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release involve risks and uncertainties. Our actual results could differ materially from those implied or expressed in the forward-looking statements for any reason, including the factors set forth in Risk Factors and elsewhere in our annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: changes in the economy, financial markets and political environment; risks associated with possible disruption in our operations or the economy generally due to terrorism or natural disasters; future changes in laws or regulations (including the interpretation of these laws and regulations by regulatory authorities) and conditions in our operating areas, particularly with respect to business development companies or regulated investment companies; and other considerations that may be disclosed from time to time in our publicly disseminated documents and filings.
We have based the forward-looking statements included in this press release on information available to us on the date of this press release, and we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Although we undertake no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, you are advised to consult any additional disclosures that we may make directly to you or through reports that we in the future may file with the SEC, including annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K.
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