Blackstone Long-Short Credit Income:BGX

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    As of 6/11/2021

    52 Wk Avg$13.35$14.79-9.82%
    52 Wk High$14.57$15.54-5.89%
    52 Wk Low$11.56$13.61-14.27%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.72%
    Distribution Amount$0.0810
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The investment seeks to provide current income, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The fund employs a dynamic long-short strategy in a diversified portfolio of loans and fixed-income instruments of predominantly U.S. corporate issuers, including first- and second-lien secured loans and high-yield corporate debt securities of varying maturities. It normally intends to maintain both long and short positions based primarily on the fundamental analysis and views of GSO/Blackstone Debt funds Management LLC on a particular investment. The fund is non-diversified.

    Capital Structure

    As of 6/11/2021

    Total Investment Exposure:$313.287M
    Total Common Assets:$197.479M
    Common Shares Outstanding:12,707,797

    As of 6/11/2021

    Preferred Share Assets: $19.908M
    Total Debt (USD): $95.900M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $115.808M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $115.808M
    Effective Leverage (%): 36.97%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2020

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.20%
    Other Expenses:0.94%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.95%
    Total: 3.08%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Blackstone Group Inc

    Portfolio Managers
    Robert Zable, Gordon McKemie

    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-Senior Loans
    Ticker: BGX
    NAV Ticker: XXBGX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 63,166
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.836M
    Inception Date: 1/27/2011
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    As of 6/11/2021

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

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    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2020
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 6/11/2021
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 6/11/2021
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 6/11/2021

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 6/11/2021

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-8.31%
    1 Year-9.82%
    3 Year-6.46%
    5 Year-6.73%

    As of 6/11/2021

    3 Month0.54
    6 Month1.11
    1 Year1.48
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 5/31/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Senior Loans

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 5/31/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Senior Loans

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 4/30/2021
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2020
    Asset Allocation

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Corporate (Super Sector)97.10%
    Bank Loan81.04%
    Corporate Bond15.65%
    Securitized (Super Sector)3.43%
    Asset Backed3.43%
    Cash Equivalents-1.28%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)-1.28%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Carestream Health, Inc., Second Lien 2023 Extended$3.40M1.08%
    Edelman Financial Engines Center Llc, First Lien Initial (2021)$2.94M0.93%
    Deerfield Dakota Holding Llc, First Lien Initial Dollar$2.70M0.86%
    Quest Software Us Holdings, Inc., Second Lien Initial$2.61M0.83%
    Syncsort, Inc., First Lien Facility B2$2.58M0.82%
    Weld North Education Llc, First Lien 2020$2.46M0.78%
    Tierpoint Llc, First Lien Initial (2021)$2.35M0.74%
    Tiaa Clo III Ltd$2.33M0.74%
    Gigamon, Inc., First Lien Initial$2.21M0.70%
    Veritas US Inc / Veritas Bermuda Ltd 7.5%$2.20M0.70%
    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income91.62%
    Others - Fixed Income3.30%
    Ireland - Fixed Income1.35%
    Canada - Fixed Income1.28%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income1.25%
    France - Fixed Income0.77%
    Netherlands - Fixed Income0.40%
    United States - Equity0.26%
    Germany - Fixed Income0.15%
    Norway - Equity0.01%

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