PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. Increases Size of Credit Facility and Extends Maturity to 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:PFLT) (the “Company”) announced that it has amended its multi-currency, senior secured credit facility (as amended, the “Credit Facility”) to, among other things, (i) increase the size of its Credit Facility from $375 million to $380 million, (ii) extend the reinvestment period to November 9, 2020 and (iii) extend the maturity date to November 9, 2022. The interest rate of LIBOR plus 200 basis points remains unchanged.

“We are pleased to have amended and extended our Credit Facility to this new maturity at an extremely attractive rate,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Arthur H. Penn, adding “The amended and extended Credit Facility is a testament to the long term trusted relationships we have developed with our banking partners.”

The Credit Facility is secured by all of the assets held by PennantPark Floating Rate Funding I, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and includes customary covenants, including minimum asset coverage and minimum equity requirements.

ABOUT PENNANTPARK FLOATING RATE CAPITAL LTD.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is a business development company which primarily invests in U.S. middle-market private companies in the form of floating rate senior secured loans. From time to time, the Company may also invest in subordinated debt and equity investments. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is managed by PennantPark Investment Advisers, LLC.

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CONTACT:        

Aviv Efrat
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd.
Reception: (212) 905-1000
www.pennantpark.com