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): March 9, 2021
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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On March 9, 2021, Blackstone Secured Lending Fund (the “Fund”) priced an offering of $400,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 2.750% notes due 2026 (the “Notes”) in a private placement to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and to certain non-U.S. persons outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes will mature on September 16, 2026 and may be redeemed in whole or in part at the Fund’s option at any time at par plus a “make-whole” premium. The offering is expected to close on March 16, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions
The Fund expects to use the net proceeds of this offering for general corporate purposes.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Notes, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements.
Forward-Looking Statements and Important Disclosure Notice
This announcement may contain certain forward-looking statements, including statements with regard to future events or the future performance or operations of the Fund. Words such as “believes,” “expects,” “projects,” and “future” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions. Certain factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, including changes in the economy, risks associated with possible disruption in the Fund’s operations or the economy generally due to pandemics, terrorism or natural disasters, and future changes in laws or regulations and conditions in the Fund’s operating area. Some of these factors are enumerated in the filings the Fund makes with the SEC. The Fund undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Blackstone Secured Lending Fund|
|Date: March 11, 2021||By:|
/s/ Marisa J. Beeney
|Marisa J. Beeney|
|Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|