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Benefit Street Partners, Franklin BSP Lending Corp., and Franklin BSP Capital Corp. Announce Record Private Debt Originations in 2021

Benefit Street Partners, Franklin BSP Lending Corp., and Franklin BSP Capital Corp.  Announce Record Private Debt Originations in 2021 NEW YORK, N.Y. – January 19, 2022 – Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. (“BSP”) today announced record originations for both the fourth quarter and full-year 2021. BSP originated a record $2.8 billion of commitments across 41 issuers […]

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Record Annual and Fourth Quarter 2021 Originations of $3.2 Billion and $1.6 Billion, Respectively

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Record Annual and Fourth Quarter 2021 Originations of $3.2 Billion and $1.6 Billion, Respectively New York City, NY – January 7, 2022 – Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FBRT) (“FBRT” or the “Company”) today announced the Company closed a record $1.6 billion of commitments in the fourth quarter of […]

Franklin BSP Lending Corporation and Franklin BSP Capital Corporation, Affiliates of Benefit Street Partners, Acquire Encina Equipment Finance, LLC

Franklin BSP Lending Corporation and Franklin BSP Capital Corporation, Affiliates of Benefit Street Partners, Acquire Encina Equipment Finance, LLC NEW YORK, N.Y. – January 5, 2022 – Franklin BSP Lending Corporation (“FBLC”) and Franklin BSP Capital Corporation (“FBCC”), business development companies advised by affiliates of Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. (“BSP”), today announced the acquisition of […]

Business Development Corporation of America (“BDCA”) Changes Name to Franklin BSP Lending Corporation (“FBLC”)

Business Development Corporation of America (“BDCA”) Changes Name to Franklin BSP Lending Corporation (“FBLC”) NEW YORK, N.Y. – January 4, 2022 – The Board of Directors of Business Development Corporation of America (“BDCA”) has elected to change the name of the company to Franklin BSP Lending Corporation (“FBLC”) effective January 1, 2022. FBLC is a […]

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Closing of $900 Million CLO

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Closing of $900 Million CLO New York City, NY – December 21, 2021 – Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FBRT) (“FBRT” or the “Company”) today announced the closing of BSPRT 2021-FL7, a $900 million managed Commercial Real Estate Collateralized Loan Obligation (“FL7 CRE CLO”). This was FBRT’s seventh CLO completed since […]

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Common Dividend

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Common Dividend of $0.355 Per Share Consisting of Newly Declared Common Dividend of $0.285 Per Share and Previously Paid Partial Dividend of $0.07 Per Share New York City, NY – December 20, 2021 – Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FBRT) (“FBRT” or the “Company”) today announced […]

BSP’s Jerry Aversano on Debt and Leverage Pros & Cons

Benefit Street Partners’ Jerry Aversano on Debt and Leverage Pros & Cons   Jerry Aversano, director of real estate debt at Benefit Street Partners, unpacks the various opportunities and challenges for investors in the current real estate debt market. (12/2021) Jerry Aversano attended IREI’s Springboard event in Park City, Utah, in October. Views expressed by […]

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2021 Results

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call NEW YORK, NY – October 29, 2021 – Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FBRT) (“FBRT” or the “Company”) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2021 results following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange […]

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. and Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announce Completion of Merger

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. and Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announce Completion of Merger NEW YORK, NY & DALLAS, TX – October 19, 2021 – Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. (f/k/a Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust, Inc.) (“FBRT” or the “Company”) and Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: CMO) (“Capstead”) today announced the completion of their previously announced […]

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