Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. Announces June 30, 2020 Financial Results and Declares Third Quarter 2020 Dividend of $0.34 per Share
Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. (NYSE: BCSF, the "Company", "our" or "we") announced today its financial results for the second quarter June 30, 2020 and that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.34 per share for the third quarter of 2020.
"Despite the continued challenging economic backdrop, we delivered solid financial results driven by stable credit quality across our diversified portfolio of primarily first lien senior secured loans," said Michael Ewald, President and Chief Executive Officer of BCSF. "We also strengthened our balance sheet during the quarter as our demonstrated access to capital markets further positioned the Company to better withstand continued market uncertainty and volatility."
SELECTED FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
PORTFOLIO AND INVESTMENT ACTIVITY
For the three months ended June 30, 2020, the Company invested $49.2 million in 16 portfolio companies across 10 different industries. New investments were primarily driven by fundings to existing portfolio companies. The Company had $67.1 million of principal repayments and sales in the quarter. On a net basis, our investments in the quarter totaled $(17.9) million.
Investment Activity for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2020:
As of June 30, 2020, the Company's investment portfolio had a fair value of $2,476.0 million, comprised of investments in 109 portfolio companies operating across 30 different industries.
Investment Portfolio at Fair Value as of June 30, 2020:
As of June 30, 2020, the weighted average yield on the investment portfolio at amortized cost and fair value were 6.6% and 6.9%, respectively.(3) 99.2% of the Company's debt investments at fair value were in floating rate securities.
As of June 30, 2020, two portfolio companies were on non-accrual status, representing 1.8% and 1.1% of the total investment portfolio at cost and fair value, respectively.
RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
For the three months ended June 30, 2020 and March 31, 2020, total investment income was $47.9 million and $51.5 million, respectively. The decrease in investment income was primarily driven by a decrease in interest income due to a decrease in the applicable London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
Total expenses before taxes for the three months ended June 30, 2020 and March 31, 2020 were $27.9 million and $29.0 million, respectively. The decrease was primarily driven by lower interest and debt financing expenses and lower other operating expenses.
Net investment income after taxes for the three months ended June 30, 2020 and March 31, 2020 was $20.0 million, or $0.37 per share and $22.5 million or $0.44 per share, respectively.
During the three months ended June 30, 2020, the Company had net realized and unrealized gains of $1.8 million.
Net increase in net assets resulting from operations for the three months ended June 30, 2020 was $21.8 million, or $0.40 per share.
CAPITAL AND LIQUIDITY
As of June 30, 2020, the Company had total principal debt outstanding of $1,550.2 million, including $323.3 million outstanding in the Company's revolving credit facility with Goldman Sachs Bank USA (the "BCSF Revolving Credit Facility"), $312.4 million outstanding in the Company's credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (the "JPM Credit Facility"), $365.7 million outstanding of the notes issued through BCC Middle Market CLO 2018-1 LLC, $398.8 million outstanding of the 2019-1 Debt and $150.0 million outstanding in the Company's 2023 Notes.
For the three months ended June 30, 2020, the weighted average interest rate on debt outstanding was 3.7%, as compared to 4.1% for the three months ended March 31, 2020.
As of June 30, 2020, the Company had cash and cash equivalents (including foreign cash) of $76.7 million and $364.3 million of aggregate capacity under its credit facilities, including $176.7 million in the BCSF Revolving Credit Facility, $137.6 million in the JPM Credit Facility and $50.0 million in the Revolving Advisor Loan. As of June 30, 2020, the Company had $119.1 million of undrawn investment commitments.
As of June 30, 2020, the Company's debt-to-equity and debt-to-equity (net of cash) ratios were 1.52x and 1.42x, respectively. These leverage ratios were down significantly quarter-over-quarter primarily driven by the equity capital raised in the rights offering; as of March 31, 2020, the Company's debt-to-equity and debt-to-equity (net of cash) ratios were 1.86x and 1.78x, respectively.
As of June 30, 2020, the Company was in compliance with all terms under its secured credit facilities.
CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION
A conference call to discuss the Company's financial results will be held live at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on August 6, 2020. Please visit BCSF's webcast link located on the Events & Presentations page of the Investor Resources section of BCSF's website http://www.baincapitalbdc.com for a slide presentation that complements the Earnings Conference Call.
Participants are also invited to access the conference call by dialing one of the following numbers:
All participants will need to enter the Conference ID followed by the # sign and reference "Bain Capital Specialty Finance" once connected with the operator. All participants are asked to dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the call.
An archived replay will be available approximately three hours after the conference call concludes through August 13, 2020 via a webcast link located on the Investor Resources section of BCSF's website, and via the dial-in numbers listed below:
About Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc.
Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. is an externally managed specialty finance company focused on lending to middle-market companies. BCSF is managed by BCSF Advisors, L.P., an SEC-registered investment adviser and a subsidiary of Bain Capital Credit, L.P. Since commencing investment operations on October 13, 2016, and through June 30, 2020, BCSF has invested approximately $3,704.7 million in aggregate principal amount of debt and equity investments prior to any subsequent exits or repayments. BCSF's investment objective is to generate current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation through direct originations of secured debt, including first lien, first lien/last out, unitranche and second lien debt, investments in strategic joint ventures, equity investments and, to a lesser extent, corporate bonds. BCSF has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
This letter may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements other than statements of historical facts included in this letter may constitute forward-looking statements and are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this letter.
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