Great Elm Capital Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Distribution of $0.10 per Share
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Elm Capital Corp. (“we,” “us,” “our,” “GECC,” or “Great Elm BDC”), (NASDAQ: GECC), a business development company (BDC), today announced that
Great Elm BDC’s Board set the distribution for the quarter ending March 31, 2021 at $0.10 per quarter.
The distributions will be paid in cash and covered by net investment income. The record and payment dates for the distribution are expected to be set by GECC in December pursuant to authority granted by the Board.
Peter A. Reed, GECC’s Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We were pleased to increase the cash portion of our distribution while maintaining a favorable overall return to shareholders following the completion of our rights offering. On an annualized basis, this currently represents a 9.6% yield on NAV (based on Net Asset Value of $90.8 million, or $4.18 per share, after giving effect to the rights offering) and a 15.4% yield on the November 6, 2020 closing price of $2.60.”
About Great Elm Capital Corp.
Great Elm Capital Corp. is an externally managed, specialty finance company focused on investing in debt instruments of middle market companies. GECC elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. GECC seeks to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns through both current income and capital appreciation.
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