Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: August 5, 2022

(Date of earliest event reported)



Gladstone Capital Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Maryland   814-00237   54-2040781

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100

McLean, Virginia 22102

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(703) 287-5800

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:

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:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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


Title of Each Class





Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common stock, par value $0.001 per share   GLAD  

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

(Nasdaq Global Select Market)

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 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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

On August 5, 2022, Gladstone Capital Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an amendment (the “Amendment”) to that certain equity distribution agreement, dated May 10, 2021 (as amended, the “Sales Agreement”), by and among the Company, Gladstone Management Corporation, Gladstone Administration, LLC and Jefferies LLC, as the sales agent. The Amendment, among other items, allows for sales pursuant to the Sales Agreement to continue under the Company’s currently effective shelf registration statement.

The description above is only a summary of the material provisions of the Amendment and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

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.

On August 5, 2022, Venable LLP delivered its legality opinion with respect to the shares of the Company’s common stock to be sold pursuant to the Sales Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 5.1.


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: August 5, 2022     Gladstone Capital Corporation
    By:   /s/ Nicole Schaltenbrand
      Nicole Schaltenbrand
      Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
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