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Medley Capital Corporation Announces June 30, 2016 Financial Results; Board Declares Dividend of $0.22 Per Share for the Third Fiscal Quarter of 2016

NEW YORK, NY (August 9, 2016) - Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) (the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 of $0.22 per share, payable on September 23, 2016, to stockholders of record as of August 24, 2016. The dividend will be paid from earnings whose specific tax characteristics will be reported to stockholders on Form 1099 after the end of the calendar year.

Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2016

Third Quarter Highlights

  • Net asset value (NAV) of $9.76 per share
  • Net income of $0.26 per share
  • Declared a dividend of $0.22 per share
  • Net investment income of $0.20 per share

Portfolio Investments

The total value of our investments was $1,042.5 million at June 30, 2016. During the quarter ended June 30, 2016, the Company had net repayments of $0.4 million. As of June 30, 2016, the Company had investments in securities of 63 portfolio companies with approximately 60.7% consisting of senior secured first lien investments, 28.4% consisting of senior secured second lien investments, 5.3% in unsecured debt and 5.6% in equities / warrants. As of June 30, 2016, the weighted average yield based upon the cost basis of our portfolio investments, excluding cash and cash equivalents, was 12.0%.

Results of Operations

For the three and nine months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported net investment income of $0.20 and $0.74 per share, calculated based upon the weighted average shares outstanding. As of June 30, 2016, the Company's NAV was $9.76 per share.

Investment Income

For the three months ended June 30, 2016, gross investment income was $28.4 million and consisted of $27.4 million of portfolio interest income, $0.4 million of dividend income, net of provisional taxes, and $0.6 million of fee income.

For the nine months ended June 30, 2016, gross investment income was $93.6 million and consisted of $87.7 million of portfolio interest income, $0.4 million of dividend income, net of provisional taxes, and $5.5 million of fee income.

Expenses

For the three months ended June 30, 2016, total expenses net of management and incentive fee waiver were $17.5 million and consisted of the following: base management fees net of fees waived under the Fee Waiver Agreement of $4.6 million, incentive fees net of the reversal of a portion of fees previously waived under the Fee Waiver Agreement of $3.0 million, interest and financing expenses of $7.7 million, professional fees of $0.6 million, administrator expenses of $1.0 million, directors fees of $0.1 million, and other general and administrative related expenses of $0.5 million.

For the nine months ended June 30, 2016, total expenses net of management and incentive fee waiver were $52.4 million and consisted of the following: base management fees net of fees waived under the Fee Waiver Agreement of $14.8 million, incentive fees net of fees waived under the Fee Waiver Agreement of $8.0 million, interest and financing expenses of $22.6 million, professional fees of $1.8 million, administrator expenses of $2.9 million, directors fees of $0.4 million, and other general and administrative related expenses of $1.9 million.

Net Investment Income

For the three months and nine months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported net investment income of $11.0 million and $41.2 million, or $0.20 and $0.74 on a weighted average per share basis, respectively.

Net Realized and Unrealized Gains/Losses

For the three and nine months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported net realized losses of $29.2 million and $23.7 million, respectively.

For the three months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported net unrealized appreciation including the provision for income taxes on unrealized loss on investments of $32.2 million.

For the nine months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported net unrealized depreciation including the provision for income taxes on unrealized loss on investments of $42.2 million.

Liquidity and Capital Resources

As of June 30, 2016, the Company had a cash balance of $11.9 million and $27.8 million of debt outstanding before netting out debt issuance costs under its $343.5 million senior secured revolving credit facility.

As of June 30, 2016, before netting out debt issuance costs, the Company had $174.0 million of debt outstanding under its senior secured term loan credit facility, $150.0 million outstanding in SBA-guaranteed debentures, $40.0 million outstanding in aggregate principal amount of 7.125% senior notes due 2019, $74.0 million outstanding in aggregate principal amount of 6.5% senior notes due 2021 and $63.5 million outstanding in aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior notes due 2023.

Dividend Declaration

On August 7, 2016, the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share payable on September 23, 2016 to holders of record as of August 24, 2016.

Webcast/Conference Call

The Company will host an earnings conference call and audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

All interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing (888) 637-5728 approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the call, international callers should dial (484) 747-6636. Participants should reference Medley Capital Corporation and the Conference ID: 47721397. Following the call you may access a replay of the event via audio webcast. This conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed by all interested parties through the Company's website, http://www.medleycapitalcorp.com. To listen to the live call, please go to the Company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary audio software. For those who are not able to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call on the Company's website.

Financial Statements

Medley Capital Corporation
 
Consolidated Statements of Assets and Liabilities
(in thousands, except share and per share data)
 
    As of
    June 30, 2016   September 30, 2015
    (unaudited)    
ASSETS        
Investments at fair value        
  Non-controlled/non-affiliated investments (amortized cost of $969,240 and $1,175,785, respectively)    $ 920,130     $ 1,131,894 
  Controlled investments (amortized cost of $161,532 and $86,756, respectively)   112,361   74,198
  Affiliated investments (amortized cost of $10,000 and $10,000, respectively)   10,000   10,000
  Total investments at fair value   1,042,491   1,216,092
Cash and cash equivalents   11,853   15,714
Interest receivable   8,287   9,543
Fees receivable   2,315   1,390
Other assets   1,082   556
Receivable for dispositions and investments sold   778   579
Deferred offering costs   243   208
  Total assets1    $ 1,067,049    $ 1,244,082
           
LIABILITIES        
Revolving credit facility payable1    $ 24,608    $ 188,540
Term loan payable1   172,017   171,563
Notes payable1   172,635   101,175
SBA debentures payable1   146,304   145,794
Management and incentive fees payable   7,591   9,963
Interest and fees payable   3,110   1,314
Accounts payable and accrued expenses   2,654   2,504
Deferred tax liability   2,490   1,797
Administrator expenses payable   966   1,001
Deferred revenue   272   402
Due to affiliate   37   109
  Total liabilities1    $ 532,684    $ 624,162
           
NET ASSETS        
Common stock, par value $0.001 per share, 100,000,000 common shares authorized,        
  54,763,411 and 56,337,152 common shares issued and outstanding, respectively    $ 55    $ 56
Capital in excess of par value   707,496   718,241
Accumulated undistributed net investment income   11,472    20,352 
Accumulated net realized gain/(loss) from investments   (84,325)   (60,626)
Net unrealized appreciation/(depreciation) on investments, net of deferred taxes   (100,333)   (58,103)
  Total net assets   534,365   619,920
         
  Total liabilities and net assets1    $ 1,067,049    $ 1,244,082
           
NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE    $ 9.76    $ 11.00

1  On January 1, 2016 we adopted Accounting Standards Update ("ASU") 2015-03 which requires that debt issuance costs related to a recognized debt liability to be presented on the balance sheet as a direct deduction from the carrying amount of the debt liability rather than as an asset. Adoption of ASU 2015-03 requires the changes be applied retrospectively.

Medley Capital Corporation
 
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except share and per share data)
 
    For the three months
ended June 30
  For the nine months
ended June 30
    2016   2015   2016   2015
    (unaudited)   (unaudited)   (unaudited)   (unaudited)
INVESTMENT INCOME:                
Interest from investments                
  Non-controlled/non-affiliated investments:                
    Cash    $ 22,708    $ 30,443    $ 76,109    $ 94,066
    Payment-in-kind   1,723   2,270   5,297   5,905
  Affiliated investments:                
    Cash   167   167   500   972
    Payment-in-kind   -   -   -   190
  Controlled investments:                
    Cash   822   399   1,700   1,193
    Payment-in-kind   2,020   491   4,147   1,443
      Total interest income   27,440   33,770   87,753   103,769
Dividend income, net of provisional taxes ($512 and $144, respectively)   333   107   333   107
Interest from cash and cash equivalents   4   2   16   4
Fee income   635   2,085   5,452   8,708
  Total investment income   28,412   35,964   93,554   112,588
                 
EXPENSES:                
Base management fees   4,657   5,546   14,880   16,876
Incentive fees   2,794   4,310   9,859   13,846
Interest and financing expenses   7,680   6,160   22,571   18,765
Administrator expenses   966   1,066   2,925   3,186
Professional fees   638   905   1,827   2,277
General and administrative   325   462   1,488   1,396
Directors fees   133   135   397   433
Insurance   124   140   395   426
  Expenses before management and incentive fee waivers   17,317   18,724   54,342   57,205
Management fee waiver   (40)   -   (112)   -
Incentive fee waiver   181   -   (1,871)   -
    Total expenses net of management and incentive fee waivers   17,458   18,724   52,359   57,205
NET INVESTMENT INCOME   10,954   17,240   41,195   55,383
                 
REALIZED AND UNREALIZED GAIN/(LOSS) ON INVESTMENTS:                
Net realized gain/(loss) from investments   (29,177)   (9,010)   (23,699)   (18,628)
Net unrealized appreciation/(depreciation) on investments   32,285   427   (41,831)   (34,137)
Change in provision for deferred taxes on unrealized gain on investments   (40)   (284)   (399)   (778)
  Net gain/(loss) on investments   3,068   (8,867)   (65,929)   (53,543)
                 
NET INCREASE/(DECREASE) IN NET ASSETS RESULTING FROM OPERATIONS    $ 14,022    $ 8,373    $ (24,734)    $ 1,840
                 
WEIGHTED AVERAGE - BASIC AND DILUTED EARNINGS                
  PER COMMON SHARE    $ 0.26    $ 0.14    $ (0.44)    $ 0.03
WEIGHTED AVERAGE - BASIC AND DILUTED NET INVESTMENT INCOME                
  PER COMMON SHARE    $ 0.20    $ 0.30    $ 0.74    $ 0.95
WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON STOCK OUTSTANDING                
  - BASIC AND DILUTED   54,763,411   57,859,274   55,618,719   58,363,128
                .
DIVIDENDS DECLARED PER COMMON SHARE    $ 0.30    $ 0.30    $ 0.90    $ 0.97

ABOUT MEDLEY CAPITAL CORPORATION

Medley Capital Corporation is a closed-end, externally managed business development company ("BDC") that trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MCC). Medley Capital Corporation's investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by lending to privately-held middle market companies, primarily through directly originated transactions, to help these companies expand their businesses, refinance and make acquisitions. Our portfolio generally consists of senior secured first lien loans and senior secured second lien loans. In many of our investments, we receive warrants or other equity participation features, which we believe will increase the total investment returns. Medley Capital Corporation is externally managed by MCC Advisors LLC, which is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended.  For additional information, please visit Medley Capital Corporation at www.medleycapitalcorp.com.

ABOUT MCC ADVISORS LLC 

MCC Advisors LLC is a subsidiary of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY). Medley is a credit-focused asset management firm offering yield solutions to retail and institutional investors. Medley's national direct origination franchise, with over 80 people, is a premier provider of capital to the middle market in the U.S. Medley has over $5 billion of assets under management in two business development companies, Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) and Sierra Income Corporation, as well as private investment vehicles.  Over the past 14 years, we have provided in excess of $6 billion capital to over 300 companies across 35 industries in North America. For additional information, please visit Medley Management Inc. at www.mdly.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Statements included herein may contain "forward-looking statements".  Statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements and are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in filings by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, 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 press release.

SOURCE: Medley Capital Corporation

Investor Relations Contact:
Sam Anderson
Head of Capital Markets & Risk Management
Medley Management Inc.
212.759.0777

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Fitzroy Communications
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