497AD OFFERING NOTIFICATION
Dated September 23, 2013
Filed pursuant to Rule 497(a)(1)
Registration File Nos. 333-188956
Rule 482 ad
The following offering notification is provided for your convenience and information. The information herein is qualified in its entirety by reference to the prospectus relating to the security. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meaning ascribed to them in the prospectus.
Offering Notification Capitala Finance Corp.
|Issuer:||Capitala Finance Corp., a company that will elect to be regulated as a business development company, will pursue an investment strategy focused primarily on investments in privately held small and lower middle-market companies in the United States.|
|Ticker Symbol (Exchange):||CPTA (Nasdaq)|
|Type of Offering:||Initial Public Offering of Common Stock|
|Size of Offering:||4,000,000 shares; approximately $80 million|
|Use of Proceeds:||To invest primarily in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to a lesser extent, equity securities issued by smaller and lower middle-market companies.|
|Common Stock Outstanding Post-Offering:||12,974,420 (without exercise of the over-allotment option)|
|Joint Book-Running Managers:||Deutsche Bank Securities, UBS Investment Bank, Barclays|
|Co-Lead Managers:|| |
BB&T Capital Markets, Oppenheimer & Co.
Janey Montgomery Scott, Stephens Inc., Wunderlich Securities
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. No offer to buy the securities can be accepted and no part of the purchase price can be received until the registration statement has become effective, and any such offer may be withdrawn or revoked by you without obligation or commitment of any kind, at any time prior to the time you receive notice of an acceptance of the offer given after the effective date.
Investors are advised to carefully consider the investment objectives, risks and charges and expenses of Capitala Finance Corp. before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about Capitala Finance Corp. and should be read carefully before investing. The information herein is not complete and may be changed.
This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to their registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Offers of these securities are made only by means of the prospectus. The SEC has not approved or disapproved these securities or passed upon the adequacy of the prospectus. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The prospectus for this offering can be accessed without charge at the SECs EDGAR service on the SEC website, www.sec.gov. Alternatively, a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from: Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005-2836, or by emailing email@example.com (telephone number 1-800-503-4611; UBS Securities LLC, 299 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10171 (telephone number 1-888-827-7275); or Barclays Capital Inc., 745 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org (telephone number 1-888-603-5847). Investors are advised to carefully consider the investment objectives, risks and charges and expenses of the Company before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about Capitala Finance Corp., and should be read carefully before investing.
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