TCG BDC, Inc. Issues $75.0 Million of 4.50% Notes Due 2024 at Par
New York, December 11, 2020 - TCG BDC, Inc. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “we,” “us,” “our,” “TCG BDC” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CGBD) today announced that it has issued an additional $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of notes due 2024 (the “2020 Notes”) at par under the existing December 2019 agreement.
The 2020 Notes are unsecured and bear an interest rate of 4.50% per year, payable quarterly and will mature on December 31, 2024, and may be redeemed in whole or in part at any time or from time to time at the Company’s option plus a premium, if applicable.
The Company used the proceeds from the 2020 Notes to pay down debt and to pay fees and expenses in connection with this offering. Subsequent to the close of the transaction, the Company repaid all remaining amounts outstanding under the senior secured revolving credit facility entered into by TCG BDC SPV LLC, the Company’s wholly-owned and consolidated subsidiary, and terminated that facility.
TCG Capital Markets acted as sole placement agent for this offering.
The Notes were not and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
About TCG BDC, Inc.
TCG BDC is an externally managed specialty finance company focused on lending to middle-market companies. TCG BDC is managed by Carlyle Global Credit Investment Management L.L.C., an SEC-registered investment adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Carlyle Group Inc. Since it commenced investment operations in May 2013 through September 30, 2020, TCG BDC has invested approximately $6.0 billion in aggregate principal amount of debt and equity investments prior to any subsequent exits or repayments. TCG BDC’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation primarily through debt investments in U.S. middle market companies. TCG BDC has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
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