Corporate Profile
Solar Capital Ltd. (“Solar Capital”) is a closed-end, externally managed investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and intends to be taxed as a regulated investment company under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code.

Solar Capital Ltd. invests primarily in leveraged, middle-market companies in the form of senior secured loans, mezzanine loans and equity securities. Solar Capital’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Solar Capital does this through applying private equity style investing to credit and non-control equity opportunities as well as a value-oriented focus on preservation of capital. Solar Capital maintains this investment philosophy through a disciplined approach to rigorous monitoring.
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02/22/17Solar Capital Ltd. Announces Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2016 Financial Results; Declares Quarterly Distribution of $0.40 per Share for Q1, 2017
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/22/17 -- Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLRC) (the "Company" or "Solar Capital"), today reported net investment income of $17.6 million, or $0.42 per share, for the fourth quarter. For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, the Company reported net investment income of $71.1 million, or $1.68 per share, an increase of 10.5% from the year ended December 31, 2015. At December 31, 2016, net asset value (NAV) was $21.74 per share, a modest increase from the pri... 
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02/22/17Solar Capital Ltd. and Solar Senior Capital Ltd. Announce the Formation of a First Lien Life Science Loan Program in Partnership With Deerfield Management
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/22/17 -- Solar Capital Ltd. ("Solar Capital") (NASDAQ: SLRC) and Solar Senior Capital Ltd. ("Solar Senior") (NASDAQ: SUNS) today announced that they have formed Solar Life Science Program LLC ("LSJV") with Deerfield Management. Founded in 1994, Deerfield Management is a private investment firm with over $8 billion in assets under management. The firm specializes in healthcare investing, from seed stage to mature companies across all segments of healthcare. ... 
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01/09/17Solar Capital Ltd. Schedules the Release of its Financial Results for the Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2016
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/09/17 -- Solar Capital Ltd. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SLRC) today announced that it will release its financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 after the close of the financial markets. The Company will host an earnings conference call and audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 23, 2017. All interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing (844) 889... 
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11/10/16Solar Capital Ltd. Issues $50 Million of Unsecured Private Notes
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/16 -- Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLRC) (the "Company") has issued $50 million of five-and-a-half year senior unsecured notes in a private placement with a fixed interest rate of 4.4% and a maturity date of May 8, 2022 (the "Notes"). Interest on the Notes will be payable semi-annually. The proceeds from the issuance will be used to reduce outstanding borrowings on the Company's revolving credit facility, fund new portfolio investments, and for general cor... 
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SLRC (Common Stock)
ExchangeNASDAQ (US Dollar)
Price$21.95
Change (%) Stock is Up 0.04 (0.18%)
Volume22,522
Market Cap$927,355,124
Dividend Yield17.3

(1) Based on previous day closing price and an annualized dividend of $1.60

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