FS/KKR Advisor announces shareholder approval of FSK & FSKR merger

FS/KKR Advisor announces shareholder approval of FSK & FSKR merger

Summary

On May 21, 2021, FS/KKR Advisor announced that the shareholders of FS KKR Capital Corp. (FSK) and FS KKR Capital Corp. II (FSKR) have voted to approve the proposals related to the merger of the funds at the respective special meetings of shareholders held on May 21, 2021.

Subject to the satisfaction of certain other closing conditions, we currently expect the merger to close on or around June 16, 2021. The combined entity will trade under the ticker symbol “FSK” on the New York Stock Exchange.

The number of FSK common shares to be issued to FSKR shareholders in the net asset value (NAV)-for-NAV merger will be based on an exchange ratio equal to the NAV per share of FSKR’s common stock divided by the NAV per share of FSK’s common stock, which will be calculated within two (2) business days prior to the closing of the merger.

Next steps

Step 1: Exchange ratio to be determined approximately 2 days prior to the merger

Step 2: Merger scheduled to close on or around June 16, 2021 

Step 3: Contact your financial advisor or call FS Investments at 877-628-8575 with questions

DISCLOSURES

Forward-looking statements
Statements included herein may constitute “forward-looking” statements as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements with regard to future events or the future performance or operations of FS KKR Capital Corp. and FS KKR Capital Corp. II (collectively, the “Funds”). Words such as “believes,” “expects,” “projects,” and “future” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions. Certain factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include changes in the economy, risks associated with possible disruption to a Fund’s operations or the economy generally due to terrorism, natural disasters or pandemics such as COVID-19, future changes in laws or regulations and conditions in a Fund’s operating area, failure to consummate the business combination transaction involving the Funds, uncertainties as to the timing of the consummation of the business combination transaction involving the Funds, unexpected costs, charges or expenses resulting from the business combination transaction involving the Funds, and failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the business combination transaction involving the BDCs. Some of these factors are enumerated in the filings the Funds made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and are also included in the Prospectus. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation that any plans, estimates or expectations will be achieved. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this communication. Except as required by federal securities laws, the Funds undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any of these forward-looking statements.

Additional information and where to find it
This communication relates to a proposed business combination involving the Funds. In connection with the business combination, the Funds have filed relevant materials with the SEC, including a registration statement on Form N-14, which includes a joint proxy statement of the Funds and a prospectus of FSK (the “Prospectus”). This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act. SHAREHOLDERS OF THE FUNDS ARE URGED TO READ ALL RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, INCLUDING THE PROSPECTUS, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUNDS AND THE PROPOSALS. Investors and security holders are able to obtain the documents filed with the SEC free of charge at the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov, or from the Funds’ website at www.fskkradvisor.com.

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