UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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): March 3, 2021

 

SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Maryland   814-00732   20-8700615
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

535 Madison Avenue

New York, New York

 

 

10022

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (212) 906-7800

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   SAR   New York Stock Exchange
6.25% Notes due 2025   SAF   New York Stock Exchange
7.25% Notes due 2025   SAK   New York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

Emerging growth company  

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 

 

 

Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

Underwriting Agreement

On March 3, 2021, Saratoga Investment Corp. (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) by and among the Company, Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC and Raymond James & Associates, Inc., as representative of each of the several underwriters named in Exhibit A thereto, in connection with the issuance and sale of $50.0 million aggregate principal amount of the Company’s 4.375% Notes due 2026 (the “Offering”). The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on March 10, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

 

The Offering was made pursuant to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form N-2 (Registration No. 333-227116) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), as supplemented by a preliminary prospectus supplement dated March 3, 2021, a final prospectus supplement dated March 3, 2021, and the pricing term sheet filed with the SEC on March 3, 2021. This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

 

The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

 

The information set forth under Item 1.01 is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

  

Exhibit No.   Description
   
1.1   Underwriting Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2021, by and among Saratoga Investment Corp., Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC and Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

 

 

 

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.

 

  SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP.
     
Date: March 5, 2021 By: /s/ Henri J. Steenkamp
  Name:  Henri J. Steenkamp
  Title: Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Treasurer and Secretary