TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. filed 8-K on Thursday, August 15

TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. filed 8-K with SEC. Read ‘s full filing at 000119312519222501.

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. On August 12, 2019, the Board of Directors of TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (“the Company”) appointed Christopher M. Mathieu as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, to be effective as of August 26, 2019, on which date he will replace Christopher Gastelu, the Company’s current interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mathieu also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of TriplePoint Capital LLC. Prior to joining the Company and TriplePoint Capital LLC, Mr. Mathieu, 54, was a Special Advisor at iCapital Network, Inc., a financial technology platform, from July 2018 to June 2019. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Mathieu served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of each of Sierra Income Corporation, a public-reporting business development company, and Sierra Total Return Fund, a closed-end interval fund, and as Managing Director of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY), an alternative asset management firm sponsoring such companies. Prior to that, Mr. Mathieu served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN), a publicly traded business development company, from 2010 until 2016. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Horizon Technology Finance, LLC and Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC from 2003 until 2016. Before joining Horizon, Mr. Mathieu held positions at GATX Ventures, Inc., Transamerica Technology Finance, Financing for Science International, Inc. and KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Mathieu is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. in Business Administration in Accounting from Western New England College. The Company does not pay cash compensation or provide other benefits directly to Mr. Mathieu or to any of its other executive officers. Mr. Mathieu is an employee of TriplePoint Capital LLC, the indirect sole owner of the Company’s administrator, TriplePoint Administrator LLC (the “Administrator”), which is compensated for the services it provides to the Company pursuant to the terms of an administration agreement between the Company and the Administrator (the “Administration Agreement”). Pursuant to the Administration Agreement, the Company makes payments equal to its allocable portion of the Administrator’s overhead and other expenses associated with performing its obligations under the Administration Agreement including, but not limited to, the Company’s allocable portion of the costs of compensation of Mr. Mathieu. Mr. Mathieu: (i) was not appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer pursuant to any arrangement or understanding with any other person; (ii) does not have a family relationship with any of the Company’s directors or other executive officers; and (iii) other than as disclosed herein, has not engaged, since the beginning of the Company’s last fiscal year, nor proposes to engage, in any transaction in which the Company was or is a participant. Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure. On August 15, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Mathieu as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits.

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On August 12, 2019, the Board of Directors of TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (“the Company”) appointed Christopher M. Mathieu as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, to be effective as of August 26, 2019, on which date he will replace Christopher Gastelu, the Company’s current interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mathieu also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of TriplePoint Capital LLC.

Prior to joining the Company and TriplePoint Capital LLC, Mr. Mathieu, 54, was a Special Advisor at iCapital Network, Inc., a financial technology platform, from July 2018 to June 2019. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Mathieu served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of each of Sierra Income Corporation, a public-reporting business development company, and Sierra Total Return Fund, a closed-end interval fund, and as Managing Director of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY), an alternative asset management firm sponsoring such companies. Prior to that, Mr. Mathieu served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN), a publicly traded business development company, from 2010 until 2016. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Horizon Technology Finance, LLC and Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC from 2003 until 2016. Before joining Horizon, Mr. Mathieu held positions at GATX Ventures, Inc., Transamerica Technology Finance, Financing for Science International, Inc. and KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Mathieu is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. in Business Administration in Accounting from Western New England College.

The Company does not pay cash compensation or provide other benefits directly to Mr. Mathieu or to any of its other executive officers. Mr. Mathieu is an employee of TriplePoint Capital LLC, the indirect sole owner of the Company’s administrator, TriplePoint Administrator LLC (the “Administrator”), which is compensated for the services it provides to the Company pursuant to the terms of an administration agreement between the Company and the Administrator (the “Administration Agreement”). Pursuant to the Administration Agreement, the Company makes payments equal to its allocable portion of the Administrator’s overhead and other expenses associated with performing its obligations under the Administration Agreement including, but not limited to, the Company’s allocable portion of the costs of compensation of Mr. Mathieu.

Mr. Mathieu: (i) was not appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer pursuant to any arrangement or understanding with any other person; (ii) does not have a family relationship with any of the Company’s directors or other executive officers; and (iii) other than as disclosed herein, has not engaged, since the beginning of the Company’s last fiscal year, nor proposes to engage, in any transaction in which the Company was or is a participant.

On August 15, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Mathieu as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

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