Sutter Rock Capital Corp. Announces Adjustment of Conversion Rate for Convertible Notes

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sutter Rock Capital Corp. (“Sutter Rock” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:SSSS) today announced an adjustment to the conversion rate of its 4.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023 (the “Notes”) as a result of the Company’s recently completed modified “Dutch Auction” tender offer to repurchase shares of its common stock (the “Tender Offer”) and its cash dividend payable on December 12, 2019.

Effective as of December 2, 2019, the conversion price applicable to the Notes has been adjusted to $10.39 per share (96.2265 shares of the Company’s common stock per $1,000 principal amount of Notes) from an initial conversion price of $10.72 per share (93.2836 shares of the Company’s common stock per $1,000 principal amount of Notes). The adjustment to the conversion rate of the Notes was made pursuant to the supplemental indenture governing the Notes as a result of: (i) the Company’s repurchase of 1,449,275 shares of its common stock pursuant to the Tender Offer, representing 7.6% of its outstanding shares at a price of $6.90 per share; and (ii) the Company’s cash dividend of $0.20 per share, payable on December 12, 2019 to the Company’s common stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 2, 2019.

Notice of the conversion rate adjustment will be delivered to holders of the Notes and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee, in accordance with the terms of the supplemental indenture governing the Notes.

About Sutter Rock Capital Corp.                                                                                 

Sutter Rock Capital Corp. (Nasdaq:SSSS) is a publicly traded investment fund that seeks to invest in high-growth, venture-backed private companies. The fund seeks to create a portfolio of high-growth emerging private companies via a repeatable and disciplined investment approach, as well as to provide investors with access to such companies through its publicly traded common stock. Sutter Rock is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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