NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sierra Income Corporation (“SIC”), a business development company that targets senior secured investments in US middle market companies, announced today that it invested more than $175 million in originated transactions during the third quarter of 2014.
Multiple originated transactions totaling more than $175 million were added to the portfolio. Highlights include the following:
- A senior secured 1st lien term loan made to a leading global provider of project management and construction management services.
- A senior secured 1st lien term loan made to a leading value-added distributor of specialty plumbing and hardware products to industrial suppliers and national retailers.
- A senior secured 1st lien term loan made to a leading provider of corporate training services.
“This was Sierra’s most active quarter since inception, and we are thrilled with the addition of $175 million in originated investments to our portfolio. This quarter’s success is directly attributable to our national direct origination network and its ability to source high quality investment opportunities,” said Seth Taube, CEO of Sierra Income Corporation. “As was evident this quarter, the growth of Sierra’s lending portfolio, combined with our ability to co-invest among funds, clearly gave us the ability to provide increasingly innovative financing solutions to a broad range of dynamic middle market companies,” continued Mr. Taube.
About Sierra Income Corporation
Sierra is a non-traded Business Development Company (“BDC”) that invests primarily in first lien senior secured debt, second lien secured debt and, to a lesser extent, subordinated debt of middle market companies in a broad range of industries with annual revenue between $50 million and $1 billion. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income, and to a lesser extent, long-term capital appreciation. Sierra’s investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, SIC Advisors, LLC, which is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended.
About SIC Advisors LLC
SIC Advisors LLC is an affiliate of Medley LLC (“Medley”). Medley invests in middle market companies with $50 million to $1 billion in revenues through direct private lending and corporate credit investment strategies. Medley has in excess of $3.3 billion of investable capital in business development companies, Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) and the Sierra Income Corporation, and private investment vehicles. Over the past 12 years, Medley has invested in excess of $4.4 billion to help over 260 companies grow across 35 industries in North America.
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