HOUSTON, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: SCM) announced today that it has increased commitments under its revolving credit facility (the "Facility") to $230 million, extended the commitment termination date of the Facility to March 10, 2021, and amended certain covenants and conditions of the Facility, including a reduction in the required asset coverage and interest coverage ratios and a modification of the terms of the borrowing base. The final maturity of the Facility remains October 10, 2021. The Facility was led by Zions Bancorporation, N.A. dba Amegy Bank, and includes a total of 10 bank participants. Pricing and advance rates remain unchanged on the Facility.
"We very much appreciate the support of our existing bank group, led by Amegy Bank, and are pleased to welcome Bank of Texas as an additional lender in the facility," said Robert T. Ladd, chief executive officer of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation. "This amendment and extension allows us additional liquidity and flexibility to serve the capital needs of our portfolio companies."
About Stellus Capital Investment Corporation
The Company is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified investment management company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Company's investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in private middle-market companies (typically those with $5.0 million to $50.0 million of EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization)) through first lien, second lien, unitranche and mezzanine debt financing, and corresponding equity investments. The Company's investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, Stellus Capital Management. To learn more about Stellus Capital Investment Corporation, visit www.stelluscapital.com under the "Public Investors" link.
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Stellus Capital Investment Corporation
W. Todd Huskinson, (713) 292-5414
Chief Financial Officer
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