PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. Upsizes Credit Facility to $366 Million
MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (the “Company”) (NYSE: PFLT) (TASE: PFLT) announced that it increased the size of its multi-currency, senior secured credit facility (as amended, the “Credit Facility”) from $300 million to $366 million and replaced the London interbank offer rate, or LIBOR, benchmark provisions with secured overnight financing rate, or SOFR, benchmark provisions. All other terms remain unchanged.
“We are pleased to have upsized our Credit Facility and it nicely complements our unsecured bonds and permanent equity base. We are delighted with the continued confidence and support from our lending partners,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Arthur H. Penn, adding “This increased facility will expand our ability to serve middle-market sponsor and borrower clients by providing them with larger senior secured solutions.”
The Credit Facility is secured by all of the assets held by PennantPark Floating Rate Funding I, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and includes customary covenants, including minimum asset coverage and minimum equity requirements.
ABOUT PENNANTPARK FLOATING RATE CAPITAL LTD.
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is a business development company which primarily invests in U.S. middle-market private companies in the form of floating rate senior secured loans, including first lien secured debt, second lien secured debt and subordinated debt. From time to time, the Company may also invest in equity investments. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is managed by PennantPark Investment Advisers, LLC.
ABOUT PENNANTPARK INVESTMENT ADVISERS, LLC
PennantPark Investment Advisers, LLC is a leading middle market credit platform, managing $6.0 billion of investable capital, including potential leverage. Since its inception in 2007, PennantPark Investment Advisers, LLC has provided investors access to middle market credit by offering private equity firms and their portfolio companies as well as other middle-market borrowers a comprehensive range of creative and flexible financing solutions. PennantPark Investment Advisers, LLC is headquartered in Miami and has offices in New York, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles.
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Richard T. Allorto, Jr.
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd.