CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Capitala Finance Corp. ("Capitala", or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CPTA)
announced today four investment exits totaling $57.2 million.
On August 2, 2016, the Company exited its $18.4 million subordinated
debt investment in Merlin International, Inc. at par.
On August 5, 2016, the Company exited its investment in MTI Holdings,
Inc. The Company received $8.0 million for its subordinated debt
investment, which was repaid at par. The Company also received $10.6
million for its equity investment, netting a realized gain of
approximately $8.6 million.
On August 24, 2016, the Company exited its investment in STX Healthcare
Management Services, Inc. The Company received $6.4 million for its
subordinated debt investment, which was repaid at par. The Company also
received $2.8 million for its common stock and warrants, generating a
gain of approximately $1.4 million.
On August 25, 2016, the Company exited its investment in Sparus
Holdings, Inc. The Company received $11.0 million representing full
repayment of the Company's senior secured and subordinated debt
investments, including accrued PIK.
Following the repayment from Sparus Holdings, Inc., the Company's
current exposure to energy, on a fair value basis, is approximately 3%,
compared to approximately 9 % at December 31, 2015.
About Capitala Finance Corp.
Capitala Finance Corp. is a business development company that invests
primarily in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche
debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to lesser extent,
equity securities issued by lower and traditional middle-market
companies. Capitala Finance Corp. is managed by Capitala Investment
Advisors, LLC. For more information, please visit www.CapitalaGroup.com.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. Words
such as "believes," "intends," "expects," "projects," "anticipates," and
"future" or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
future performance, condition or results and involve a number of risks
and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from
those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of
factors, including those described from time to time in the Capitala's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Capitala
Finance Corp. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as may be required by law.
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Capitala Finance Corp.
Stephen Arnall, Chief Financial Officer
Source: Capitala Finance Corp.
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