Stellus Capital Management, a specialist in middle market direct lending, has held the final close of Stellus Credit Fund III (SCF III) with approximately $1.8 billion on investable capital, including target leverage, capital commitments to SCF III, investor-specific vehicles, and a newly launched private Business Development Company (Stellus Private Credit BDC (SPBDC).
SCF III, the successor to Stellus Credit Fund II (a $478 million fund closed in September 2018), has already invested in 36 portfolio companies.
As part of the firm’s focus on offering diverse options to meet investors’ structural needs, Stellus raised $225 million of anchor capital for Stellus Private Credit BDC, a private business development company regulated under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. This new, evergreen vehicle serves accredited investors directly and through their registered investment advisors (RIAs), investing parallel with other Stellus funds in the same middle market, direct lending strategy successfully implemented over the last 18-years.
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