RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Triangle Capital Corporation (NYSE:TCAP) (“Triangle” or the “Company”), a leading provider of capital to lower middle market companies, today announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2016.
- Total Investment Portfolio: $947.7 million
- Total Net Assets (Equity): $619.4 million
- Net Asset Value Per Share (Book Value): $15.33
- Weighted Average Yield on Debt Investments: 12.3%
- Efficiency Ratio (Compensation and G&A Expenses/Total Investment Income): 17.6%
- Investment Portfolio Activity for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2016
- Cost of investments made during the period: $88.4 million
- Principal repayments (excluding PIK interest repayments) during the period: $53.1 million
- Proceeds related to the sale of equity investments during the period: $9.5 million
- Non-Accrual Assets as a Percentage of Total Portfolio Cost and Fair Value: 3.9% and 2.1%, respectively
- Financial Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2016
- Total investment income: $27.4 million
- Net investment income: $15.8 million
- Net investment income per share: $0.42
- Net realized losses: $11.2 million
- Net increase in net assets resulting from operations: $7.9 million
- Net increase in net assets resulting from operations per share: $0.21
In commenting on the Company’s third quarter investment activity and outlook, E. Ashton Poole, President and CEO, stated, “The third quarter was a very active quarter for Triangle on numerous fronts. During the quarter we raised approximately $129 million of growth equity capital, we successfully deployed over $88 million of capital, and, since quarter-end, we have deployed almost $58 million of additional capital. In addition to our investing activities, we strengthened our operational focus through the promotion of three longstanding Triangle team members and strengthened our Board of Directors with the recent appointment of Mark Mulhern. 2016 has been an exciting time of forward momentum at Triangle. As we begin to focus on 2017 and beyond, I am extremely pleased with the operational and strategic team we have assembled.”
Third Quarter 2016 Results
Total investment income during the third quarter of 2016 was $27.4 million, compared to total investment income of $30.8 million for the third quarter of 2015, representing a decrease of 11.1%. This decrease was primarily attributable to a $1.8 million decrease in non-recurring fee income, a $0.8 million decrease in investment income related to non-accrual assets and a decrease in the weighted average yield on our debt investments from September 30, 2015 to September 30, 2016.
Net investment income during the third quarter of 2016 was $15.8 million, compared to net investment income of $18.5 million for the third quarter of 2015, representing a decrease of 14.5%. Net investment income per share during the third quarter of 2016 was $0.42, based on weighted average shares outstanding during the quarter of 38.1 million, compared to $0.56 per share during the third quarter of 2015, based on weighted average shares outstanding of 33.3 million.
The Company’s net increase in net assets resulting from operations was $7.9 million during the third quarter of 2016, compared to a $17.9 million net increase during the third quarter of 2015. The Company’s net increase in net assets resulting from operations was $0.21 per share during the third quarter of 2016, based on weighted average shares outstanding of 38.1 million, compared to a net increase in net assets resulting from operations of $0.54 per share during the third quarter of 2015, based on weighted average shares outstanding of 33.3 million.
The Company’s net asset value, or NAV, at September 30, 2016, was $15.33 per share as compared to $15.23 per share at December 31, 2015. As of September 30, 2016, the Company’s weighted average yield on its outstanding, currently yielding debt investments was approximately 12.3%.
Liquidity and Capital Resources
Commenting on the Company’s liquidity position, Steven C. Lilly, Chief Financial Officer, stated, “With over $375 million of available liquidity through a combination of cash on hand and availability under our senior credit facility, Triangle has the capacity and flexibility to support our investing activities in the fourth quarter and as we enter 2017.”
At September 30, 2016, the Company had cash and cash equivalents totaling $168.3 million and $208.6 million of remaining borrowing capacity under its $300.0 million senior credit facility.
On August 24, 2016, Triangle announced that its board of directors had declared a cash dividend of $0.45 per share. This was the Company’s 39th consecutive quarterly dividend since its initial public offering in February, 2007. The record date for the dividend was September 7, 2016, and the payment date was September 21, 2016.
Recent Portfolio Activity
During the quarter ended September 30, 2016, the Company made three new investments totaling approximately $83.9 million, debt investments in three existing portfolio companies totaling $2.9 million and equity investments in six existing portfolio companies totaling $1.7 million. The Company had three portfolio company loans repaid at par totaling $45.3 million resulting in realized gains totaling $0.7 million and received normal principal repayments and partial loan prepayments totaling $7.9 million. The Company wrote-off a debt investment in one portfolio company and recognized a realized loss on the write-off of $16.1 million. In addition, the Company received proceeds related to the sales of certain equity securities totaling $9.5 million and recognized net realized gains on such sales totaling $4.2 million.
New portfolio investments which occurred during the third quarter of 2016 are summarized as follows:
In August, 2016, the Company made a $25.2 million investment in Smile Brands Group (“Smile Brands”) consisting of subordinated debt and equity. Smile Brands provides general dentistry, dental hygiene and specialty services, as well as centralized scheduling, billing, marketing and financing for its office locations.
In September, 2016, the Company made a $31.1 million investment in Vantage Mobility International (“VMI”) consisting of subordinated debt and equity. VMI manufactures wheelchair accessible vehicles and related accessories.
In September, 2016, the Company made a $27.6 million second lien debt investment in KidKraft, Inc. (“KidKraft”). KidKraft is a designer and distributor of toys and playsets for children.
New portfolio investments subsequent to quarter end are summarized as follows:
In October, 2016, the Company made a $23.5 million investment in Fridababy, LLC ("Fridababy") consisting of unitranche debt and equity. Fridababy markets and distributes baby products.
In October, 2016, the Company made a $17.0 million investment in Del Real, LLC ("Del Real") consisting of subordinated debt and equity. Del Real is a leading Hispanic refrigerated foods company.
In October, 2016, the Company made a $16.3 million investment in TG MIDCO, LLC ("TG MIDCO") consisting of subordinated debt and equity. TG MIDCO is a distributor of consumer products through various e-commerce platforms.
Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2016 Results
Triangle has scheduled a conference call to discuss third quarter 2016 operating and financial results for Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).
To listen to the call, please dial 877-312-5521 or 253-237-1143 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A taped replay will be made available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available until November 7, 2016. To access the replay, please dial 855-859-2056 or 404-537-3406 and enter the passcode 93570780.
Triangle’s quarterly results conference call will also be available via a live webcast on the investor relations section of its website at http://ir.tcap.com/events.cfm. Access the website 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to download and install any necessary audio software. An archived webcast replay will be available on the Company's website until November 30, 2016.
Triangle will post a brief, pre-recorded on-demand podcast on the investor relations section of the Company’s website after 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, in conjunction with the filing of Triangle’s Form 10-Q. The purpose of the podcast is to provide interested analysts and investors with meaningful statistical and financial information in advance of the participatory earnings call on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
About Triangle Capital Corporation
Triangle Capital Corporation (www.TCAP.com) invests capital in established companies in the lower middle market to fund growth, changes of control and other corporate events. Triangle offers a wide variety of investment structures with a primary focus on mezzanine financing with equity components. Triangle’s investment objective is to seek attractive returns by generating current income from debt investments and capital appreciation from equity related investments. Triangle’s investment philosophy is to partner with business owners, management teams and financial sponsors to provide flexible financing solutions. Triangle typically invests $5.0 million - $35.0 million per transaction in companies with annual revenues between $20.0 million and $200.0 million and EBITDA between $3.0 million and $35.0 million.
Triangle has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended ("1940 Act"). Triangle is required to comply with a series of regulatory requirements under the 1940 Act as well as applicable NYSE, federal and state laws and regulations. Triangle has elected to be treated as a regulated investment company under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. Failure to comply with any of the laws and regulations that apply to Triangle could have a material adverse effect on Triangle and its stockholders.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements, other than statements of historical fact, are likely to be affected by other unknowable future events and conditions, including elements of the future that are or are not under the Company's control, and that the Company 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 and some of these uncertainties are enumerated in Triangle’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements are included in our annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K, each as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and stockholders may receive a hard copy of the completed audited financial statements free of charge upon request to the Company at 3700 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 530, Raleigh, NC 27612. Such statements speak only as of the time when made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any such statement now or in the future.
|TRIANGLE CAPITAL CORPORATION|
|Consolidated Balance Sheets|
|September 30, 2016||December 31, 2015|
|Investments at fair value:|
|Non-Control / Non-Affiliate investments (cost of $771,052,767 and $795,244,907 as of September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2015, respectively)||$||748,363,034||$||774,238,518|
|Affiliate investments (cost of $163,759,331 and $171,486,103 as of September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2015, respectively)||170,111,172||177,581,965|
|Control investments (cost of $52,518,113 and $40,618,113 as of September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2015, respectively)||29,257,769||25,456,233|
|Total investments at fair value||947,731,975||977,276,716|
|Cash and cash equivalents||168,336,823||52,615,418|
|Interest, fees and other receivables||6,966,478||4,892,146|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||1,690,182||947,068|
|Deferred financing fees||2,897,224||3,480,444|
|Property and equipment, net||122,506||105,698|
|Accounts payable and accrued liabilities||$||4,636,217||$||7,463,514|
|Deferred income taxes||3,027,000||4,988,317|
|Borrowings under credit facility||91,427,900||131,256,669|
|SBA-guaranteed debentures payable||245,162,869||220,648,789|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Common stock, $0.001 par value per share (150,000,000 shares authorized, 40,405,403 and 33,375,126 shares issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2015, respectively)||40,405||33,375|
|Additional paid-in capital||684,618,304||549,242,439|
|Investment income in excess of distributions||6,553,437||16,127,141|
|Accumulated realized losses||(32,501,174||)||(25,813,329||)|
|Net unrealized depreciation||(39,355,763||)||(31,221,871||)|
|Total net assets||619,355,209||508,367,755|
|Total liabilities and net assets||$||1,127,745,188||$||1,039,317,490|
|Net asset value per share||$||15.33||$||15.23|
|TRIANGLE CAPITAL CORPORATION|
|Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations|
|Nine Months |
|Nine Months |
|Non-Control / Non-Affiliate investments||$||17,270,300||$||18,051,486||$||52,938,976||$||51,993,071|
|Total interest income||20,954,875||22,594,607||63,825,572||64,976,402|
|Non-Control / Non-Affiliate investments||167,468||259,431||(1,030,703||)||1,893,825|
|Total dividend income||411,701||582,722||(24,208||)||2,754,738|
|Fee and other income:|
|Non-Control / Non-Affiliate investments||1,585,403||3,308,427||5,662,081||7,380,865|
|Total fee and other income||2,014,692||3,745,770||6,827,936||10,015,261|
|Payment-in-kind interest income:|
|Non-Control / Non-Affiliate investments||2,719,831||2,735,701||8,373,124||8,077,552|
|Total payment-in-kind interest income||3,895,730||3,861,945||11,632,758||11,522,805|
|Interest income from cash and cash equivalents||135,459||58,401||228,129||178,713|
|Total investment income||27,412,457||30,843,445||82,490,187||89,447,919|
|Interest and other financing fees||6,757,718||6,561,298||20,040,942||20,319,093|
|General and administrative expenses||859,785||813,125||3,170,330||2,798,925|
|Total operating expenses||11,581,300||12,325,449||40,722,034||36,994,159|
|Net investment income||15,831,157||18,517,996||41,768,153||52,453,760|
|Realized and unrealized gains (losses) on investments and foreign currency borrowings:|
|Net realized gains (losses):|
|Non-Control / Non-Affiliate investments||(11,213,561||)||2,331,742||(5,007,647||)||8,746,844|
|Net realized gains (losses)||(11,211,455||)||(16,495,673||)||(6,687,845||)||(30,297,707||)|
|Net unrealized appreciation (depreciation):|
|Foreign currency borrowings||342,409||1,081,391||(569,382||)||1,942,776|
|Net unrealized appreciation (depreciation)||3,223,540||15,456,612||(8,133,892||)||17,384,304|
|Net realized and unrealized losses on investments and foreign currency borrowings||(7,987,915||)||(1,039,061||)||(14,821,737||)||(12,913,403||)|
|Loss on extinguishment of debt||—||—||—||(1,394,017||)|
|Net increase in net assets resulting from operations||$||7,879,673||$||17,872,372||$||26,993,758||$||38,401,902|
|Net investment income per share—basic and diluted||$||0.42||$||0.56||$||1.19||$||1.58|
|Net increase in net assets resulting from operations per share—basic and diluted||$||0.21||$||0.54||$||0.77||$||1.16|
|Dividends/distributions per share:|
|Regular quarterly dividends/distributions||$||0.45||$||0.54||$||1.44||$||1.62|
|Total dividends/distributions per share||$||0.45||$||0.59||$||1.44||$||1.77|
|Weighted average shares outstanding—basic and diluted||38,115,449||33,274,586||35,199,704||33,203,414|
|TRIANGLE CAPITAL CORPORATION|
|Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows|
|Nine Months Ended||Nine Months Ended|
|September 30, 2016||September 30, 2015|
|Cash flows from operating activities:|
|Net increase in net assets resulting from operations||$||26,993,758||$||38,401,902|
|Adjustments to reconcile net increase in net assets resulting from operations to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:|
|Purchases of portfolio investments||(163,867,651||)||(352,445,028||)|
|Repayments received/sales of portfolio investments||182,153,894||261,002,599|
|Loan origination and other fees received||3,205,460||5,741,331|
|Net realized loss on investments||6,687,845||30,297,707|
|Net unrealized depreciation (appreciation) on investments||9,525,827||(18,127,974||)|
|Net unrealized depreciation (appreciation) on foreign currency borrowings||569,382||(1,942,776||)|
|Deferred income taxes||(1,961,317||)||2,686,444|
|Payment-in-kind interest accrued, net of payments received||(4,177,550||)||(2,084,305||)|
|Amortization of deferred financing fees||1,644,826||1,636,224|
|Loss on extinguishment of debt||—||1,394,017|
|Accretion of loan origination and other fees||(3,676,003||)||(4,897,834||)|
|Accretion of loan discounts||(307,081||)||(362,424||)|
|Accretion of discount on SBA-guaranteed debentures payable||31,899||140,185|
|Changes in operating assets and liabilities:|
|Interest, fees and other receivables||(2,074,332||)||1,823,785|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||(743,114||)||(538,708||)|
|Accounts payable and accrued liabilities||(2,827,297||)||(1,847,069||)|
|Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities||55,820,937||(38,427,273||)|
|Cash flows from investing activities:|
|Purchases of property and equipment||(69,177||)||(55,035||)|
|Net cash used in investing activities||(69,177||)||(55,035||)|
|Cash flows from financing activities:|
|Borrowings under SBA-guaranteed debentures payable||32,800,000||—|
|Repayments of SBA-guaranteed debentures payable||(7,800,000||)||—|
|Borrowings under credit facility||68,901,849||174,000,000|
|Repayments of credit facility||(109,300,000||)||(114,000,000||)|
|Proceeds from notes||—||83,372,640|
|Redemption of notes||—||(69,000,000||)|
|Financing fees paid||(1,123,400||)||(2,919,436||)|
|Net proceeds (expenses) related to public offering of common stock||129,136,296||(54,967||)|
|Common stock withheld for payroll taxes upon vesting of restricted stock||(3,581,872||)||(2,497,712||)|
|Cash dividends/distributions paid||(49,063,228||)||(56,142,936||)|
|Net cash provided by financing activities||59,969,645||12,757,589|
|Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents||115,721,405||(25,724,719||)|
|Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period||52,615,418||78,759,026|
|Cash and cash equivalents, end of period||$||168,336,823||$||53,034,307|
|Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information:|
|Cash paid for interest||$||19,929,857||$||19,798,265|
|Summary of non-cash financing transactions:|
|Dividends/distributions paid through DRIP share issuances||$||2,325,971||$||2,676,433|
Source:Triangle Capital Corporation