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): May 6, 2021
Barings BDC, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Maryland|| ||814-00733|| ||06-1798488|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
| ||(IRS Employer|
|300 South Tryon Street, Suite 2500|
Charlotte, North Carolina
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices) ||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 805-7200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share||BBDC||The 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:
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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).
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 6, 2021, Barings BDC, Inc. (the "Company" or "Barings BDC") issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished by the Company in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information included in this Item 2.02 and Exhibit 99.1 attached 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.
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: May 6, 2021|| ||By:|| ||/s/ Jonathan Bock|
| || ||Jonathan Bock|
| || ||Chief Financial Officer|