The Senior Secured Loan Program (SSLP), jointly managed by an affiliate of Ares Capital and an affiliate of GE Capital, announced that its total available capital has increased from $9 billion to $11 billion. In connection with this expansion, GE Capital and an affiliate agreed to make available to the SSLP up to approximately $8.7 billion and Ares Capital agreed to make available to the SSLP up to approximately $2.3 billion.
During Q3/13, the SSLP closed eight financing transactions, including refinancings of existing portfolio companies, totaling $1.4 billion. Since January 1, 2010, the SSLP has committed approximately $11.9 billion to middle market borrowers, including $2.8 billion year to date through September 30, 2013.
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