SOURCE: Prospect Capital Corporation

Prospect Capital Corporation

November 30, 2010 08:15 ET

Prospect Capital Provides $14 Million in Financing to Royal Adhesives & Sealants to Support Acquisition by Arsenal Capital Partners

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) - Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has made a senior subordinated debt investment of $14 million to support the acquisition of Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC ("Royal") by Arsenal Capital Partners.

Royal is a leading producer of proprietary, high-performance adhesives and sealants. Headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, the company offers a broad range of specialty formulated products designed to solve complex bonding, laminating, and sealing applications across a diverse range of markets, including aerospace and defense, construction, specialty packaging, automotive, and industrial. The company offers a broad spectrum of customized thermosetting epoxy and urethane, solvent-based, and water-based technologies to meet the most demanding adhesive and sealant applications.

"Prospect demonstrated remarkable flexibility and responsiveness in tailoring the terms of its financing package to our requirements," said Anthony Giorgio of Arsenal Capital Partners.

"This transaction exemplifies Prospect Capital's commitment to work with leading private equity sponsors to provide customized financing solutions," said David Moszer of Prospect Capital Management.

ABOUT PROSPECT CAPITAL CORPORATION

Prospect Capital Corporation (www.prospectstreet.com) is a closed-end investment company that lends to and invests in private and microcap public businesses. Our investment objective is to generate both current income and long-term capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.

We have elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940 ("1940 Act"). We are required to comply with a series of regulatory requirements under the 1940 Act as well as applicable NASDAQ, federal and state rules and regulations. We have elected to be treated as a regulated investment company under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Failure to comply with any of the laws and regulations that apply to us could have an adverse effect on us and our shareholders.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, whose safe harbor for forward-looking statements does not apply to business development companies. Any such statements, other than statements of historical fact, are highly likely to be affected by other unknowable future events and conditions, including elements of the future that are or are not under our control, and that we may or may not have considered; accordingly, such statements cannot be guarantees or assurances of any aspect of future performance. Actual developments and results are highly likely to vary materially from these estimates and projections of the future. Such statements speak only as of the time when made, and we undertake no obligation to update any such statement now or in the future.