NEW YORK, May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PhenixFIN Corporation (NASDAQ: PFX) (the "Company"), a publicly traded business development company, today announced its financial results for the fiscal second quarter of 2022.
- During the second quarter, total investment income of $3.7 million; net investment income of $1.2 million
- Net asset value (NAV) of $138.9 million, or $62.94 per share as of March 31, 2022, vs. $57.08 per share as of September 30, 2021
- NAV per share has increased 18.9% and operating expenses have declined by 44% since internalization (effective January 1, 2021)
- Weighted average yield to maturity of 8.32% on debt investments
David Lorber, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated:
“During the quarter we continued the successful deployment of capital while executing on our strategy to grow NAV/share, which increased to $62.94 as of the end of the quarter. NAV growth from investments contributed approximately $3 million or $1.17 per share. In addition, we continued to execute on the Company’s stock buyback program, repurchasing 309,427 shares for $12.5 million during the quarter, increasing NAV per share by $2.78.”
Since our internalization on January 1, 2021, we have monetized 20 positions totaling $126.4 million and deployed capital into 25 investments, aggregating $155.5 million.
Selected Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results
For the quarter ended March 31, 2022, total investment income totaled $3.7 million, of which $3.6 million was attributable to portfolio interest and dividend income and $0.1 million was attributable to fee and other income.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2022, total net expenses were $2.5 million and total net investment income was $1.2 million.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2022, the Company recorded a net realized gain of $0.5 million and net positive change in unrealized appreciation of $1.4 million.
Portfolio and Investment Activities
As of March 31, 2022, the fair value of the Company's investment portfolio totaled $188.8 million and consisted of 48 portfolio companies.
As of March 31, 2022, the Company had 6 portfolio company investments on non-accrual status with a fair market value of $12.8 million.
Liquidity and Capital Resources
At March 31, 2022, the Company had $37.7 million in cash and $57.5 million and $22.5 million outstanding in aggregate principal amount of its 5.25% unsecured notes due 2028 and 6.125% unsecured notes due 2023, respectively.
ABOUT PHENIXFIN CORPORATION
PhenixFIN Corporation is a non-diversified, internally managed closed-end management investment company incorporated in Delaware that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. We completed our initial public offering and commenced operations on January 20, 2011. The Company has elected, and intends to qualify annually, to be treated, for U.S. federal income tax purposes, as a regulated investment company under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. Effective January 1, 2021, the Company operates under an internalized management structure.
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT AND OTHER DISCLOSURES
This press release contains “forward-looking” statements. Such forward-looking statements reflect current views with respect to future events and financial performance, and the Company may make related oral forward-looking statements on or following the date hereof. These forward-looking statements are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions. Certain factors could cause actual results and conditions to differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, including among other things, PhenixFIN’s ability to deliver value to shareholders, reduce operating expenses for a sustainable period of time, implement its investment objective, capitalize on investment opportunities, execute successfully its share repurchase program, grow its net asset value and perform well and operate effectively under an internalized management structure, FlexFIN’s ability to perform effectively and generate attractive returns and other factors that are enumerated in the Company’s periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. PhenixFIN Corporation disclaims and does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement in this press release.
Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. The press release contains unaudited financial results. For ease of review, we have excluded the word "approximately" when rounding the results. This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of PhenixFIN Corporation’s common stock. There can be no assurance that PhenixFIN Corporation will achieve its investment objective.
For PhenixFIN investor relations, please call 212-859-0390. For media inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
Consolidated Statements of Assets and Liabilities
|Investments at fair value|
|Non-controlled, non-affiliated investments (amortized cost of $148,021,351 and $92,214,167, respectively)||$||137,952,546||$||84,152,678|
|Affiliated investments (amortized cost of $43,971,119 and $75,963,427, respectively)||16,668,073||57,595,245|
|Controlled investments (amortized cost of $61,796,022 and $39,490,097, respectively)||34,184,230||9,891,860|
|Total Investments at fair value||188,804,849||151,639,783|
|Cash and cash equivalents||37,676,010||69,433,256|
|Due from Affiliate||128,850||-|
|Prepaid share repurchases||480,254||-|
|Notes payable (net of debt issuance costs of $2,264,426 and $412,795, respectively)||$||77,757,373||$||77,434,005|
|Interest and fees payable||503,125||-|
|Due to affiliates||-||280,323|
|Due to broker||10,375,632||1,586,000|
|Administrator expenses payable||72,818||67,920|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||448,635||1,416,524|
|Commitments and Contingencies|
|Common Shares, $0.001 par value; 5,000,000 shares authorized; 2,723,709 shares issued;|
|2,207,794 and 2,517,221 common shares outstanding, respectively||2,208||2,517|
|Capital in excess of par value||676,357,446||688,866,642|
|Total distributable earnings (loss)||(537,399,514||)||(545,175,178||)|
|Total Net Assets||$||138,960,140||$||143,693,981|
|Total Liabilities and Net Assets||$||229,090,438||$||225,092,287|
|Net Asset Value Per Common Share||$||62.94||$||57.08|
Consolidated Statements of Operations
|For the Three Months |
Ended March 31
|For the Six Months |
Ended March 31
|Interest from investments|
|Non-controlled, non-affiliated investments:|
|Total interest income||2,652,062||1,730,042||4,579,078||3,925,365|
|Interest from cash and cash equivalents||6,031||506||8,770||1,446|
|Total Investment Income||3,657,185||6,454,402||6,790,426||19,255,630|
|Base management fees||-||-||-||1,146,403|
|Interest and financing expenses||1,221,063||1,260,054||2,708,738||3,277,695|
|General and administrative expenses||290,136||104,440||486,695||466,049|
|Salaries and benefits||430,293||332,317||936,168||332,317|
|Professional fees, net||160,594||420,220||467,345||(79,077||)|
|Net Investment Income||1,150,234||3,687,021||1,350,345||12,016,752|
|Realized and unrealized gains (losses) on investments|
|Net realized gains (losses):|
|Non-controlled, non-affiliated investments||453,916||160,926||938,429||4,054,648|
|Total net realized gains (losses)||453,916||160,926||15,677,251||(46,545,850||)|
|Net change in unrealized gains (losses):|
|Non-controlled, non-affiliated investments||(2,139,279||)||5,077,737||(2,007,316||)||1,020,673|
|Total net change in unrealized gains (losses)||1,368,504||3,939,459||(8,955,735||)||36,001,008|
|Loss on extinguishment of debt||-||-||(296,197||)||(122,355||)|
|Total realized and unrealized gains (losses)||1,822,420||4,100,385||6,425,319||(10,667,197||)|
|Net Increase (Decrease) in Net Assets Resulting from Operations||$||2,972,654||$||7,787,406||$||7,775,664||$||1,349,555|
|Weighted Average Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Common Share||$||1.24||$||2.87||$||3.16||$||0.50|
|Weighted Average Basic and Diluted Net Investment Income (Loss) Per Common Share||$||0.48||$||1.36||$||0.55||$||4.42|
|Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Basic and Diluted||2,397,911||2,716,627||2,458,222||2,720,226|
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