Blackstone / GSO Secured Lending Fund
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 22, 2020
Blackstone Secured Lending Fund
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
345 Park Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 503-2100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Blackstone Secured Lending Fund (the “Fund”) announced on December 22, 2020 that the Fund’s Board of Trustees declared a special distribution of $0.30 per common share to shareholders of record as of December 14, 2020. The special distribution is payable on January 29, 2021. The special distribution is in addition to the Fund’s regular quarterly distributions for the quarter. Including the special distribution, the Fund’s distribution yield in 2020 was 9.2%, which is calculated as 2020 fiscal year declared distributions per share divided by $25.05, the most recent net asset value per share approved by the Board of Trustees as of December 14, 2020.
This special distribution is payable in 2021 but will be treated as having been paid by the Fund and received by shareholders as of December 31, 2020. The Fund anticipates this special distribution will be paid from ordinary income.
A press release announcing the Fund’s special distribution is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated December 22, 2020.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|BLACKSTONE SECURED LENDING FUND|
|Date: December 22, 2020||By:|
/s/ Marisa J. Beeney
|Name:||Marisa J. Beeney|
|Title:||Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|