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): January 26, 2023
Silver Spike Investment Corp.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
|of Incorporation)||Identification No.)|
600 Madison Avenue, Suite 1800
New York, New York
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (212) 905-4923
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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 (see General Instructions A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share||SSIC||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On January 26, 2023, Silver Spike Investment Corp. issued a press release announcing that it co-led and participated in the recently announced MariMed Inc. $35 million senior secured credit facility. This press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated January 26, 2023.|
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.
|Silver Spike Investment Corp.|
|January 26, 2023|
|By:||/s/ Gregory Gentile|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Silver Spike Investment Corp. Expands Loan Portfolio with Senior Secured Credit Facility to MariMed Inc.
NEW YORK, NY, January 26, 2023 (GLOBENEWSWIRE) – Silver Spike Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: SSIC) (“SSIC”) co-led and participated in the recently announced MariMed Inc. (“MariMed”) $35 million senior secured credit facility. MariMed is a premier seed-to-consumer vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator.
“We are excited to support MariMed in their next stage of growth and have great confidence in the management team and their ability to execute. We have been methodical in underwriting and deploying capital in these volatile markets and are thrilled to add such a high quality and experienced operator to our portfolio,” said Dino Colonna, Silver Spike Capital’s Co-Head of Credit.
About Silver Spike Investment Corp.
Silver Spike Investment Corp. (“SSIC”) is a specialty finance company formed to invest across the cannabis ecosystem through investments in the form of direct loans to cannabis companies. SSIC has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. SSIC is managed by Silver Spike Capital, LLC, an investment manager focused on the cannabis and alternative health and wellness industries.
Certain information contained herein may constitute “forward-looking statements” that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors and undue reliance should not be placed thereon. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts, but rather are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about SSIC, its current and prospective portfolio investments, its industry, its beliefs and opinions, and its assumptions. Words such as “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “will,” “may,” “continue,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “would,” “could,” “should,” “targets,”
“projects,” “outlook,” “potential,” “predicts” and variations of these words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond SSIC’s control and difficult to predict and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or forecasted in the forward-looking statements including, without limitation, the risks, uncertainties and other factors identified in SSIC’s filings with the SEC. Investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date on which SSIC makes them. SSIC does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements or any other information contained herein, except as required by applicable law.
Alan Oshiki and Sydney Gever