gecc-8k_20200930.htm

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 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): October 6, 2020

 

Great Elm Capital Corp.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

Maryland

814-01211

81-2621577

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

800 South Street, Suite 230, Waltham, MA

 

02453

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (617) 375-3006

 

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

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock, par value $0.01 per share

GECC

Nasdaq Global Market

6.50% Notes due 2022

GECCL

Nasdaq Global Market

6.75% Notes due 2025

GECCM

Nasdaq Global Market

6.50% Notes due 2024

GECCN

Nasdaq Global Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§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 8.01 Other Events.

 

Great Elm Capital Corp. (the “Company”) declared the record and payment dates for its previously announced fourth quarter 2020 monthly base distribution of $0.083 per share.  The distributions will be paid in cash or shares of the Company’s common stock at the election of the shareholders, although the total amount of cash to be distributed to all shareholders will be limited to approximately 10% of the total distributions to be paid to all shareholders.  The remainder of the distributions (approximately 90%) will be paid in the form of shares of the Company’s common stock. These distributions are being made in accordance with the terms of the indentures governing the Company’s outstanding notes and certain applicable Treasury regulations and private letter rulings on cash/stock dividends issued by the IRS that allow a publicly-traded regulated investment company to satisfy its distribution requirements from distributions paid partly in common stock provided that at least 10% of the distributions are payable in cash and certain other requirements are satisfied.

 

The schedule of distribution payments is as follows:

 

Month

 

Rate

 

Record Date

 

Payable Date

October

 

$0.083

 

October 30, 2020

 

November 20, 2020

November

 

$0.083

 

November 30, 2020

 

December 21, 2020

December

 

$0.083

 

December 31, 2020

 

January 21, 2021

 

 


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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GREAT ELM CAPITAL CORP.

 

 

 

Date:  October 6, 2020

 

/s/  Keri A. Davis

 

 

By:

 

Keri A. Davis

 

 

Title:

 

Chief Financial Officer