First Eagle Senior Loan Fund declares monthly distribution
BOSTON, January 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – First Eagle Senior Loan Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FSLF) today announced the declaration of its monthly distribution of $ 0.07 per common share, payable on January 29, 2021. Based on the Fund’s share price of $ 14.00 at its closing on 11 January 2021, the distribution represents an annualized return of 6.00%. Information regarding the payout ratio is included for informational purposes only and is not necessarily indicative of future results, the achievement of which cannot be guaranteed. The payout rate should not be viewed as the return or total return on an investment in the Fund.
The following dates apply to this distribution:
Registration Date :
Payment date :
|January 18, 2021
January 19, 2021
January 29, 2021
A portion of the distribution may be considered to be paid from sources other than undistributed net investment income, including, but not limited to, a short-term capital gain, a long-term capital gain, or a return of capital. As required by Section 19 (a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, notice will be distributed to shareholders of the Fund in the event that a portion of the distribution is from sources other than net undistributed investment income. . In January or February of each year, investors will receive a Form 1099-DIV for the previous calendar year that will set out how to report distributions from the Fund for federal income tax purposes.
The return on investment, price, yields, market value and net asset value (NAV) of shares in the Fund fluctuate with market conditions, and it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund. Funds. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to net asset value, which can increase the risk of loss for the investor. The return on investments and the value of capital fluctuate. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
The Fund also announced today that Brian W. Good, a member of the Fund’s portfolio management team, will transition from ESG consultant to advisor effective January 21, 2021. Effective January 15, 2021 , Mr. Good will no longer manage the Fund’s portfolio. Robert J. Hickey, a member of the Fund’s portfolio management team and concerned Fund Trustee, has been appointed by the Board as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fund. Mr. Hickey, along with other members of the Fund’s portfolio management team, Messrs. James R. Fellows, Brian J. Murphy and Stephen F. Krull will continue to manage the Fund.
About the First Eagle Senior Loan Fund
The Fund is a diversified closed-end management investment company advised by First Eagle Alternative Credit, LLC. The investment objective of the Fund is to provide current income and preserve capital primarily by investing in senior secured corporate loans and notes denominated in US dollars. There can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.
About First Eagle Alternative Credit, LLC
First Eagle Alternative Credit is an alternative credit investment manager for direct loans and heavily syndicated investments through public and private vehicles, guaranteed loan bonds, separately managed accounts and combined funds. First Eagle Alternative Credit maintains a variety of advisory and sub-advisory relationships across all of its investment platforms. First Eagle Alternative Credit is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC.
Statements included in this document may constitute “forward-looking statements”, which relate to future events or our future financial performance or conditions. These statements do not constitute guarantees of future performance, conditions or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. First Eagle Senior Loan Fund assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document.
Contact the Fund at 1.844.409.6354 or visit the Fund’s website at http://feacfslf.com for more information.
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