Harvest Capital Credit Corporation Prices Public Offering of Notes

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvest Capital Credit Corporation (NASDAQ: HCAP) (the “Company”)
announced today the pricing of its public offering of $25.0 million in
aggregate principal amount of its 6.125% notes due 2022 (the “Notes”).
The Notes will mature on September 15, 2022, and may be redeemed in
whole or in part at any time or from time to time at the Company’s
option on or after September 15, 2019. The Notes will bear interest at a
rate of 6.125% per year payable quarterly on March 15, June 15,
September 15 and December 15 of each year, beginning September 15, 2017.
The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to
purchase up to an additional $3.75 million in aggregate principal amount
of Notes to cover over-allotments, if any.

The closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing
conditions, and the Notes are expected to be delivered on or about
August 24, 2017. The Company intends to apply to list the Notes on the
NASDAQ Global Market, and if the application is approved, expects
trading in the Notes to begin within 30 days from the original issue
date.

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, A Stifel Company, is acting as
sole book-running manager of this offering. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
and William Blair & Company L.L.C. are acting as co-lead managers for
the offering. BB&T Capital Markets is acting as a co-manager for the
offering.

The Company intends to use all of the net proceeds from this offering to
redeem outstanding indebtedness under its 7.00% fixed-rate notes due
2020 (the “2020 Notes”), which currently amounts to $27.5
million plus accrued and unpaid interest, and, to the extent the
underwriters’ overallotment option is exercised and the proceeds from
this offering exceed the redemption price of the 2020 Notes, then to
repay borrowings under its revolving credit facility.

Investors are advised to carefully consider the investment objective,
risks, charges and expenses of the Company before investing. The
offering is being made pursuant to the Company’s registration statement
on Form N-2, previously filed with, and declared effective by, the
Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The preliminary
prospectus dated August 21, 2017, which has been filed with the SEC as
part of the effective registration statement, contains this and other
information about the Company and should be read carefully before
investing.

The information in the preliminary prospectus and this press release
is not complete and may be changed. This press release is not an offer
to sell any securities of the Company and is not soliciting an offer to
buy such securities in any state where such offer and sale is not
permitted.

The offering may be made only by means of a preliminary prospectus,
copies of which may be obtained from: Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.,
Attn: Debt Capital Markets, 787 Seventh Avenue, Fourth Floor, New York,
NY 10019 (telephone number 1-800-966-1559).

About Harvest Capital Credit Corporation

Harvest Capital Credit Corporation (NASDAQ: HCAP) provides customized
financing solutions to privately held small and mid-sized companies in
the U.S., generally targeting companies with annual revenues of less
than $100 million and annual EBITDA of less than $15 million. The
Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and
capital appreciation primarily by making direct investments in the form
of subordinated debt, senior debt and, to a lesser extent, minority
equity investments. Harvest Capital Credit Corporation is externally
managed and has elected to be treated as a business development company
under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements,
including statements with regard to Harvest Capital Credit Corporation’s
securities offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds of the
offering. Words such as “believes,” “expects,” “projects,”
“anticipates,” and “future” or similar expressions are intended to
identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements
are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results
and conditions and no assurance can be given that the securities
offering discussed above will be consummated on the terms described or
at all. Completion of the securities offering and the terms thereof are
subject to numerous factors, many of which are beyond the control of
Harvest Capital Credit Corporation, including, without limitation,
market conditions, changes in interest rates, failure of customary
closing conditions and other matters set forth in Harvest Capital Credit
Corporation’s prospectus. Harvest Capital Credit Corporation undertakes
no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as may be required by law.

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