SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 29, 2017 (September 29, 2017)
Gladstone Capital Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
Gladstone Capital Corporation (the Company) confirmed that effective September 29, 2017, pursuant to Section 2.5(c) of the Gladstone Capital Corporation Articles Supplementary Establishing and Fixing the Rights and Preferences of Term Preferred Shares, as well as the Articles Supplementary Establishing and Fixing the Rights and Preferences of Term Preferred Shares, 6.75% Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock and Exhibit A thereto, to the Companys Articles of Amendment and Restatement, it voluntarily redeemed all 2,440,000 outstanding shares of its 6.75% Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock), at the liquidation preference of $25.00 per share, plus accrued and unpaid dividends through the end of September in the amount of $0.140625 per share, for a payment per share of $25.140625 and an aggregate redemption price of approximately $61.3 million.
The Company previously announced its intention to redeem the Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock contingent upon the Companys successful completion of a public offering of shares of its 6.00% Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock) at a public offering price of $25.00 per share, which was completed on September 27, 2017. Net proceeds from the Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock offering totaled approximately $49.8 million, after payment of underwriting discounts, commissions and estimated offering expenses, and, combined with borrowings under the Companys Fifth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement with KeyBank National Association, as amended, was sufficient to redeem all outstanding Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock on the date hereof.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: September 29, 2017||GLADSTONE CAPITAL CORPORATION|
/s/ Nicole Schaltenbrand
|Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer|