Full Circle Capital Corporation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Earnings

Full Circle Capital Corporation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Earnings

Closed $14.4 Million in New Loan Originations

Announces Monthly Distributions of $0.077 Per Share for a Total of $0.231 Per Share for First Fiscal Quarter 2014, Equal to Annualized Distribution Rate of $0.924 Per Share


RYE BROOK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Full Circle Capital Corporation (NAS: FULL) (the "Company") today announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 ended March 31, 2013.

Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2013

  • Net asset value of $8.00 per share at March 31, 2013.

  • Total investment income was $2.8 million, including income from fees, dividends and other sources of $0.4 million.

  • Net investment income was $1.3 million, or $0.18 per share.

  • Net unrealized gains were $0.2 million, or $0.02 per share. Combined with net investment income, this resulted in a net increase in net assets from operations of $1.5 million, or $0.20 per share.

  • Monthly distributions of $0.077 per share were paid on February 15, 2013, March 15, 2013 and April 15, 2013, totaling $0.23 per share for the quarter.

  • Total portfolio investments at March 31, 2013 were $88.1 million, a 33.3% increase compared to portfolio investments of $66.1 million at March 31, 2012 and a 13.6% increase compared to portfolio investments of $77.6 million at December 31, 2012.

  • Weighted average portfolio interest rate was 12.69% at March 31, 2013.

  • New originations were $14.4 million, consisting of three new debt facilities to Modular Process Control, LLC, Pristine Environments, Inc. and The Selling Source, LLC. Repayments were $2.6 million including the full payoff of two existing loans at par plus interest and fees.

  • At March 31, 2013, 89% of portfolio company investments were first lien senior secured loans.

On May 3, 2013, the Board of Directors declared monthly distributions for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 as follows:

Record Date

Payment Date

Per Share Amount

July 31, 2013

August 15, 2013

$0.077

August 30, 2013

September 13, 2013

$0.077

September 30, 2013

October 15, 2013

$0.077

These distributions equate to a $0.924 annualized distribution rate, or a current annualized yield of 12.0%, based on the closing price of the Company's common stock of $7.72 per share on May 8, 2013.

Management Commentary

"Continued growth of our investment portfolio in the third fiscal quarter, combined with the attractive terms of our new investments that closed at the end of or subsequent to the end of the quarter, furthers our goal of growing net investment income," said John Stuart, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Full Circle Capital Corp. "In preparation for further portfolio growth, we have been adding professional staff and we are actively pursuing avenues to increase and improve our funding sources in today's more attractive interest rate environment. Our flexible uni-tranche lending solutions continue to attract a good flow of appropriate investment opportunities to borrowers that fit within our investment criteria."

Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results

The Company's net asset value at March 31, 2013 was $8.00 per share. During the quarter, the Company generated $2.4 million of interest income, of which 100% was paid in cash. Income from fees, dividends and other sources totaled $0.4 million. The Company recorded net investment income of $1.3 million, or $0.18 per share. Net unrealized gains were $0.2 million, or $0.02 per share. Net increase in net assets from operations was $1.5 million, or $0.20 per share. Per share amounts for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 are based on approximately 7.6 million weighted average shares outstanding compared to 6.2 million at March 31, 2012 and 6.7 million at December 31, 2012, reflecting the 1.35 million share equity offering that the Company completed in November 2012.

During the quarter, the Company originated $14.4 million in three new loan facilities. Additional funding to existing borrowers, excluding regular borrowing under revolvers, was $1.3 million during the quarter. Repayments during the third quarter were $2.6 million including the full payoff of two loans at par plus interest and fees.

At March 31, 2013, the Company's portfolio included investments in 22 companies, of which 19 were debt investments. The average portfolio company debt investment at March 31, 2013 was $4.2 million. The weighted average interest rate on investments was 12.69%. At fair value, 89% of portfolio investments were first lien loans, 4% were second lien loans and 7% were equity investments. Approximately 86% of the debt investment portfolio, at fair value, bore interest at floating rates. The loan-to-value ratio on the Company's loans was 54% at March 31, 2013 compared to 61% at March 31, 2012 and 59% at December 31, 2012.

Subsequent Events

On April 15, 2013, the Company funded $1.4 million of a $1.7 million senior secured credit facility to Takoda Resources, Inc., a provider of seismic data acquisition services in Canada. The senior secured note bears interest at 16.00% and has a final maturity date of April 1, 2016.

On May 1, 2013, the Company extended the maturity of the senior secured loan to Attention Transit Advertising Systems, Inc. through September 30, 2016.

Conference Call Details

Management will host a conference call to discuss these results on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. To participate in the conference call, please call 866-305-6438 (domestic call-in) or 706-679-7161 (international call-in) and reference code # 63888747.

A live webcast of the conference call and the accompanying slide presentation will be available at http://ir.fccapital.com/CorporateProfile.aspx?iid=4151676. All participants should call or access the website approximately 10 minutes before the conference begins.

A telephone replay of the conference call will be available from 1:00 p.m. EDT on May 10, 2013 until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 13, 2013 by calling 855-859-2056 (domestic) or 404-537-3406 (international) and entering confirmation # 63888747. An archived replay of the conference call and slide presentation will also be available in the investor relations section of the company's website.

About Full Circle Capital Corporation

Full Circle Capital Corporation (www.fccapital.com) is a closed-end investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Full Circle lends to and invests in senior secured loans and, to a lesser extent, mezzanine loans and equity securities issued by smaller and lower middle-market companies that operate in a diverse range of industries. Full Circle's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. For additional information visit the company's web site www.fccapital.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements which relate to future events or Full Circle's future performance or financial condition. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the words "believes," "plans," "anticipates," "expects," "estimates" and similar expressions) should also be considered to be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, condition 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 Full Circle's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Full Circle undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements made herein.

FULL CIRCLE CAPITAL CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

March 31, 2013

June 30, 2012

(Unaudited)

(Audited)

Assets

Control Investments at Fair Value (Cost of $18,249,221 and $6,639,648, respectively)

$

19,106,610

$

6,777,511

Affiliate Investments at Fair Value (Cost of $12,013,078 and $6,802,017, respectively)

10,363,544

5,112,142

Non-Control/Non-Affiliate Investments at Fair Value (Cost of $74,677,524 and $85,181,617, respectively)

73,671,713

82,957,117

Total Investments at Fair Value (Cost of $104,939,823 and $98,623,282, respectively)

103,141,867

94,846,770

Cash

481,563

639,149

Deposit with Broker

1,550,000

2,350,000

Interest Receivable

993,334

902,711

Principal Receivable

147,603

513,372

Dividends Receivable

53,682

-

Due from Portfolio Investment

7,917

11,140

Receivable for Investments Sold

1,126,196

-

Prepaid Expenses

105,768

43,053

Other Assets

109,420

25,499

Deferred Offering Expenses

48,083

67,685

Deferred Credit Facility Fees

100,000

50,000

Total Assets

107,865,433

99,449,379

Liabilities

Due to Affiliate

690,784

580,353

Accounts Payable

48,971

115,741

Accrued Liabilities

38,985

79,651

Due to Broker

15,000,125

22,500,041

Payable for Investments Acquired

4,155,951

-

Dividends Payable

582,842

478,892

Interest Payable

114,245

142,518

Other Liabilities

479,358

140,458

Accrued Offering Expenses

12,904

19,697

Line of Credit

22,797,755

18,544,660

Distribution Notes

3,404,583

3,404,583

Total Liabilities

47,326,503

46,006,594

Net Assets

$

60,538,930

$

53,442,785

Components of Net Assets

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (100,000,000 authorized; 7,569,382

and 6,219,382 issued and outstanding, respectively)

$

75,694

$

62,194

Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par

67,420,152

57,455,232

Distributions in Excess of Net Investment Income

(936,486

)

(122,763

)

Accumulated Net Realized Losses

(4,222,474

)

(175,366

)

Accumulated Net Unrealized Losses

(1,797,956

)

(3,776,512

)

Net Assets

$

60,538,930

$

53,442,785

Net Asset Value Per Share

$

8.00

$

8.59

FULL CIRCLE CAPITAL CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (Unaudited)

Three Months Ended
March 31,

Nine Months Ended
March 31,

2013

2012

2013

2012

Investment Income

Interest Income from Non-Control/Non-Affiliate Investments

$

1,615,618

$

1,940,034

$

5,609,673

$

5,870,076

Interest Income from Affiliate Investments

389,518

-

950,026

234,864

Interest Income from Control Investments

435,300

228,456

1,033,884

483,100

Dividend Income from Control Investments

80,178

55,393

186,768

57,216

Other Income from Non-Control/Non-Affiliate Investments

305,935

138,688

834,515

515,137

Other Income from Affiliate Investments

3,992

-

63,577

54,086

Other Income from Control Investments

12,500

26,389

37,500

131,389

Total Investment Income

2,843,041

2,388,960

8,715,943

7,345,868

Operating Expenses

Management Fee

362,743

291,919

1,041,905

878,569

Incentive Fee

328,044

277,588

1,001,406

923,864

Total Advisory Fees

690,787

569,507

2,043,311