8-K 1 earnings8-k20201231.htm 8-K Document

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 9, 2021

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Barings BDC, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Maryland 814-00733 06-1798488
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
300 South Tryon Street, Suite 2500
Charlotte, North Carolina
28202
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 805-7200

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per shareBBDCThe New York Stock Exchange
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Item 2.02.    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.    
On February 9, 2021, Barings BDC, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain preliminary estimates of its financial condition and results of operations for its quarter ended December 31, 2020, as well as other information. A copy of such press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information disclosed in this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit
No.
  Description
99.1  




SIGNATURES
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.
 
 Barings BDC, Inc.
Date: February 9, 2021 By: /s/ Jonathan Bock
  Jonathan Bock
  Chief Financial Officer