CAPITALA FINANCE CORP. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

CAPITALA FINANCE CORP. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On May 8, 2017, Capitala Finance Corp.
(theCompany) issued a press release
announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31,
2017, the text of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

The information disclosed under this Item 2.02, including Exhibit
99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for
purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into
any filing made under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such
filing.

Item5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security
Holders

The Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the
Meeting) on May4, 2017 and submitted
three matters to the vote of the shareholders.A summary of the
matters voted upon by shareholders is set forth below.

1. Shareholders elected one director of the Company, who will
serve for a three-year term to expire at the 2020 Annual Meeting
of Shareholders, based on the following votes:

Name For Withheld BrokerNon-Votes
R. Charles Moyer 7,742,074 1,505,159

2. Shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst Young LLP as
the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for
the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 based on the following
votes:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
10,372,212 51,303 57,692 1,233,974

3. Shareholders approved a proposal to authorize the Company to
sell shares of its common stock at a price or prices below the
Companys then current net asset value per share in one or more
offerings, in each case subject to the approval of its board of
directors and compliance with the conditions set forth in the
proxy statement pertaining thereto (including, without
limitation, that the number of shares issued does not exceed 25%
of the Companys then outstanding common stock immediately prior
to each such offering) based on the following votes:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
With Affiliates 7,670,027 1,477,324 99,880 1,233,974
% of Voted* 73.18 % 15.98 % 1.08 % 7.77 %
Without Affiliates 6,331,474 1,477,324 99,880 1,233,974
% of Voted* 69.25 % 15.98 % 1.26 % 7.77 %

* For purposes of this proposal, the affirmative vote of (1) a
majority of the outstanding shares of common stock entitled to
vote at the Meeting; and (2) a majority of the outstanding shares
of common stock entitled to vote at the Meeting that are not held
by affiliated persons of the Company was required to approve this
proposal. For purposes of this proposal, the Investment Company
Act of 1940, as amended, defines a majority of the outstanding
shares as: (1) 67% or more of the voting securities present at
the Meeting if the holders of more than 50% of the outstanding
voting securities of such company are present or represented by
proxy; or (2) more than 50% of the outstanding voting securities
of the Company, whichever is the less.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not applicable.
(c) Not applicable.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press release dated May 8, 2017


About CAPITALA FINANCE CORP. (NASDAQ:CPTA)

Capitala Finance Corp. is an externally managed non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Both directly and through its subsidiaries that are licensed by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), the Company offers financing to business owners, management teams and financial sponsors for change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, business expansion and other growth initiatives. It invests in mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to a lesser extent, equity securities issued by lower middle-market and middle-market companies. It invests in various sectors, which include oil and gas services, consumer electronics, transportation, financial services and business services. It is managed by Capitala Investment Advisors, LLC.

CAPITALA FINANCE CORP. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Recent Trading Information

CAPITALA FINANCE CORP. (NASDAQ:CPTA) closed its last trading session down -0.01 at 13.95 with 120,078 shares trading hands.

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