Form 8-K Medley Capital Corp For: Dec 07

December 7, 2017 6:27 AM

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 7, 2017
 
Medley Capital Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
 
1-35040
 
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
27-4576073
(Commission File Number)
 
 
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
280 Park Avenue, 6th Floor East
New York, NY 10017
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 759-0777
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
 
On December 7, 2017, Medley Capital Corporation issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. The press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

Item 9.01     Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(a) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.

(c) Not applicable.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
 
 
99.1
 

SIGNATURES
 
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.




Date: December 7, 2017
 
MEDLEY CAPITAL CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Richard T. Allorto, Jr.
 
Name:
Richard T. Allorto, Jr.
 
Title:
Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit 99.1

Medley Capital Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2017 Financial Results

NEW YORK, NY (December 7, 2017) - Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) (the "Company") today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended September 30, 2017.

Fourth Quarter Highlights

Declared a dividend of $0.16 per share
Net investment income of $0.16 per share
Net asset value (NAV) of $8.45 per share

Portfolio Investments

The total value of our investments was $837.0 million at September 30, 2017. During the quarter ended September 30, 2017, the Company originated $58.0 million of new investments and had $82.0 million of repayments resulting in net repayments of $24.0 million. The majority of new investments were in 7 directly originated senior secured loans to sponsor backed borrowers. As of September 30, 2017, the Company had investments in securities of 64 portfolio companies with approximately 67.5% consisting of senior secured first lien investments, 16.2% consisting of senior secured second lien investments, and 16.3% in equities / warrants. As of September 30, 2017, the weighted average yield based upon the cost basis of our income bearing portfolio investments, excluding cash and cash equivalents, was 10.8%.

Results of Operations: Three Months Ended September 30, 2017

For the three months ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported net investment income per share and net loss per share of $0.16 and $0.22, respectively, calculated based upon the weighted average shares outstanding. As of September 30, 2017, the Company’s NAV was $8.45 per share.

Investment Income

For the three months ended September 30, 2017, gross investment income was $22.1 million and consisted of $18.8 million of portfolio interest income, $1.5 million of dividend income, and $1.8 million of fee income.

Expenses

For the three months ended September 30, 2017, total expenses were $13.5 million and consisted of the following: base management fees of $4.3 million, interest and financing expenses of $7.2 million, professional fees of $0.3 million, administrator expenses of $0.9 million, directors fees of $0.2 million, and other general and administrative related expenses of $0.6 million.

Net Investment Income

For the three months ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported net investment income of $8.6 million, or $0.16, on a weighted average per share basis.

Net Realized and Unrealized Gains/Losses

For the three months ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported a net realized loss of $11.7 million and net unrealized depreciation, including the provision for income taxes on unrealized depreciation on investments, of $8.4 million.





For the three months ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported a loss on extinguishment of debt of $0.6 million.

Results of Operations: Year Ended September 30, 2017

The Company reported net investment income and net loss of $0.67 per share and $0.28 per share, respectively, calculated based upon the weighted average shares outstanding, for the year ended September 30, 2017.

Investment Income

For the year ended September 30, 2017, gross investment income was $96.3 million and consisted of $85.5 million of portfolio interest income, $4.2 million of dividend income, and $6.6 million of fee income.

Expenses

For the year ended September 30, 2017, total expenses, net of management and incentive fee waivers, were $59.6 million and consisted of the following: base management fees, net of waiver, of $17.7 million, incentive fees, net of waiver, of $0.9 million, interest and financing expenses of $31.4 million, professional fees of $2.2 million, administrator expenses of $3.8 million, directors fees of $0.6 million, and other general and administrative related expenses of $3.0 million.

Net Investment Income

For the year ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported net investment income of $36.4 million, or $0.67, on a weighted average per share basis.

Net Realized and Unrealized Gains/Losses

For the year ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported a net realized loss on investments of $73.1 million and net unrealized appreciation, including the provision for income taxes on unrealized depreciation on investments, of $22.7 million.

For the year ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported a loss on extinguishment of debt of $1.1 million.

Liquidity and Capital Resources

On September 1, 2017, the Company voluntarily prepaid $72.0 million of its senior secured term loan credit facility (the “Term Loan Facility,”) which reduced the balance to $102.0 million from $174.0 million.

As of September 30, 2017, the Company had a cash balance of $108.6 million and $68.0 million of total debt outstanding under its $200.0 million senior secured revolving credit facility.

The Company also had $102.0 million of debt outstanding under the Term Loan Facility, $150.0 million outstanding in SBA-guaranteed debentures, $74.0 million outstanding in aggregate principal amount of 6.5% senior notes due 2021 and $102.8 million outstanding in aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior notes due 2023.

Dividend Declaration

On October 31, 2017, the Company’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.16 per share payable on December 22, 2017 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 22, 2017. The specific tax characteristics of the dividend will be reported to stockholders on Form 1099 after the end of the calendar year.





Webcast/Conference Call

The Company will host an earnings conference call and audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

All interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing (888) 637-5728 approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the call, international callers should dial (484) 747-6636. Participants should reference Medley Capital Corporation and the Conference ID: 99307854. Following the call you may access a replay of the event via audio webcast. This conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed by all interested parties through the Company's website, http://www.medleycapitalcorp.com. To listen to the live call, please go to the Company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary audio software. For those who are not able to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call on the Company's website.





Financial Statements


Medley Capital Corporation
 
Consolidated Statements of Assets and Liabilities
(in thousands, except share and per share data)
 
September 30, 2017
 
September 30, 2016
ASSETS
 
 
 
Investments at fair value
 
 
 
Non-controlled/non-affiliated investments (amortized cost of $625,108 and $813,814, respectively)
$
575,496

 
$
767,302

Affiliated investments (amortized cost of $91,027 and $10,000, respectively)
90,071

 
10,000

Controlled investments (amortized cost of $197,918 and $189,077, respectively)
171,424

 
136,882

Total investments at fair value
836,991

 
914,184

Cash and cash equivalents
108,572

 
104,485

Interest receivable
9,371

 
8,982

Other assets
3,322

 
893

Fees receivable
765

 
1,404

Deferred offering costs
307

 
243

Receivable for dispositions and investments sold
232

 
689

Total assets
$
959,560

 
$
1,030,880

 
 
 
 
LIABILITIES
 

 
 

Revolving credit facility payable (net of debt issuance costs of $1,777 and $3,590, respectively)
$
66,223

 
$
10,410

Term loan payable (net of debt issuance costs of $1,046 and $2,197, respectively)
100,954

 
171,803

Notes payable (net of debt issuance costs of $4,123 and $4,630, respectively)
172,752

 
172,883

SBA debentures payable (net of debt issuance costs of $2,846 and $3,525, respectively)
147,154

 
146,475

Management and incentive fees payable
4,312

 
4,559

Interest and fees payable
3,760

 
1,714

Accounts payable and accrued expenses
1,864

 
2,663

Deferred tax liability
912

 
2,004

Administrator expenses payable
860

 
990

Deferred revenue
259

 
370

Due to affiliate
81

 
90

Total liabilities
$
499,131

 
$
513,961

 
 
 
 
NET ASSETS
 

 
 

Common stock, par value $0.001 per share, 100,000,000 common shares authorized, 54,474,211 and 54,474,211 common shares issued and outstanding, respectively
$
54

 
$
54

Capital in excess of par value
705,046

 
705,326

Accumulated undistributed net investment income
9,528

 
10,812

Accumulated net realized gain/(loss) from investments
(176,663
)
 
(99,000
)
Net unrealized appreciation/(depreciation) on investments, net of deferred taxes
(77,536
)
 
(100,273
)
Total net assets
460,429

 
516,919

Total liabilities and net assets
$
959,560

 
$
1,030,880

 
 
 
 
NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE
$
8.45

 
$
9.49











Medley Capital Corporation
 
Consolidated Statements of Operations  
(in thousands, except share and per share data)
 
For the three months
 
For the years
 
ended September 30
 
ended September 30
 
2017
 
2016
 
2017
 
2016
INVESTMENT INCOME:
 
 
 

 
 

 
 

Interest from investments
 
 
 

 
 

 
 

Non-controlled/non-affiliated investments:
 
 
 

 
 

 
 

Cash
$
14,334

 
$
21,155

 
$
65,399

 
$
98,057

Payment-in-kind
1,779

 
1,862

 
9,970

 
8,010

Affiliated investments:
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Cash
458

 
167

 
1,950

 
667

Payment-in-kind
416

 

 
775

 

Controlled investments:
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Cash
728

 
44

 
2,046

 
950

Payment-in-kind
1,103

 
1,234

 
5,100

 
4,531

Total interest income
18,818

 
24,462

 
85,240

 
112,215

Dividend income, net of provisional taxes
1,487

 
713

 
4,232

 
1,047

Interest from cash and cash equivalents
54

 
16

 
164

 
32

Fee income
1,788

 
2,004

 
6,620

 
7,455

Total investment income
22,147

 
27,195

 
96,256

 
120,749

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXPENSES:
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
Base management fees
4,312

 
4,589

 
17,773

 
19,470

Incentive fees

 
1,633

 
896

 
11,492

Interest and financing expenses
7,164

 
7,706

 
31,403

 
30,277

Administrator expenses
860

 
990

 
3,848

 
3,915

General and administrative
651

 
848

 
2,555

 
2,336

Professional fees
262

 
450

 
2,192

 
2,277

Directors fees
175

 
147

 
647

 
544

Insurance
99

 
100

 
397

 
494

Expenses before management and incentive fee waivers
13,523

 
16,463

 
59,711

 
70,805

Management fee waiver

 
(31
)
 
(48
)
 
(143
)
Incentive fee waiver

 
(1,633
)
 
(44
)
 
(3,504
)
Total expenses net of management and incentive fee waivers
13,523

 
14,799

 
59,619

 
67,158

Net investment income before excise taxes
8,624

 
12,396

 
36,637

 
53,591

Excise tax expense

 

 
(267
)
 

NET INVESTMENT INCOME
8,624

 
12,396

 
36,370

 
53,591

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REALIZED AND UNREALIZED GAIN/(LOSS) ON INVESTMENTS:
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Net realized gain/(loss) from investments
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Non-controlled/non-affiliated investments
434

 
(15,684
)
 
(40,008
)
 
(39,383
)
Affiliated investments
3,163

 

 
3,392

 

Controlled investments
(15,312
)
 

 
(36,470
)
 

Net realized gain/(loss) from investments
(11,715
)
 
(15,684
)
 
(73,086
)
 
(39,383
)
Net unrealized appreciation/(depreciation) on investments
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Non-controlled/non-affiliated investments
(17,180
)
 
2,598

 
(7,611
)
 
(4,572
)
Affiliated investments
(2,553
)
 

 
501

 

Controlled investments
11,002

 
(3,024
)
 
28,754

 
(37,685
)
Net unrealized appreciation/(depreciation) on investments
(8,731
)
 
(426
)
 
21,644

 
(42,257
)
Change in provision for deferred taxes on unrealized (appreciation)/depreciation on investments
309

 
486

 
1,092

 
87

Loss on extinguishment of debt
(640
)
 

 
(1,097
)
 

Net gain/(loss) on investments
(20,777
)
 
(15,624
)
 
(51,447
)
 
(81,553
)
NET INCREASE/(DECREASE) IN NET ASSETS RESULTING FROM OPERATIONS
$
(12,153
)
 
$
(3,228
)
 
$
(15,077
)
 
$
(27,962
)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




WEIGHTED AVERAGE - BASIC AND DILUTED EARNINGS PER COMMON SHARE
$
(22.00
)
 
$
0.06

 
$
(0.28
)
 
$
(0.50
)
WEIGHTED AVERAGE - BASIC AND DILUTED NET INVESTMENT INCOME PER COMMON SHARE
$
0.16

 
$
0.23

 
$
0.67

 
$
0.97

WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON STOCK OUTSTANDING - BASIC AND DILUTED
54,474,211

 
54,747,189

 
54,474,211

 
55,399,646

DIVIDENDS DECLARED PER COMMON SHARE
$
0.16

 
$
0.22

 
$
0.76

 
$
1.12


ABOUT MEDLEY CAPITAL CORPORATION

Medley Capital Corporation is a closed-end, externally managed business development company ("BDC") that trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MCC). Medley Capital Corporation's investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by lending to privately-held middle market companies, primarily through directly originated transactions, to help these companies expand their businesses, refinance and make acquisitions. Our portfolio generally consists of senior secured first lien loans and senior secured second lien loans. In many of our investments, we receive warrants or other equity participation features, which we believe will increase the total investment returns. Medley Capital Corporation is externally managed by MCC Advisors LLC, which is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. For additional information, please visit Medley Capital Corporation at www.medleycapitalcorp.com.

ABOUT MCC ADVISORS LLC

MCC Advisors LLC is a subsidiary of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY, “Medley”). Medley is an alternative asset management firm offering yield solutions to retail and institutional investors. Medley’s national direct origination franchise, with over 85 people, is a premier provider of capital to the middle market in the U.S. Medley has over $5 billion of assets under management in two business development companies, Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) and Sierra Income Corporation, a credit interval fund, Sierra Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:SRNTX) and several private investment vehicles. Over the past 15 years, we have provided capital to over 400 companies across 35 industries in North America1. For additional information, please visit Medley Management Inc. at www.mdly.com.

Medley LLC, the operating company of Medley Management Inc., has outstanding bonds which trade on the NYSE under the symbols (NYSE:MDLX) and (NYSE:MDLQ). Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) has outstanding bonds which trade on the NYSE under the symbols (NYSE:MCV) and (NYSE:MCX).

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Statements included herein may contain "forward-looking statements". Statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements and are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in filings by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.

SOURCE: Medley Capital Corporation

Investor Relations Contact:
Sam Anderson
Head of Capital Markets & Risk Management
Medley Management Inc.
212-759-0777

Media Contact:
Erin Clark




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1 Medley Management Inc. is the parent company of Medley LLC and several registered investment advisors (collectively, ”Medley”). Assets under management refers to assets of our funds, which represents the sum of the net asset value of such funds, the drawn and undrawn debt (at the fund level, including amounts subject to restrictions) and uncalled committed capital (including commitments to funds that have yet to commence their investment periods). Assets under management are as of September 30, 2017.


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