Blackstone Senior Floating Rate Term:BSL

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    As of 7/3/2022. NAV as of 7/1/2022.

    52 Wk Avg$15.73$16.09-2.35%
    52 Wk High$17.53$16.585.92%
    52 Wk Low$13.13$14.30-10.11%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.63%
    Distribution Amount$0.0740
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    To seek high current income, with a secondary objective to seek preservation of capital, consistent with its primary goal of high current income. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its Managed Assets in senior, secured floating rate loans (“Senior Loans”). BSL may also invest in second-lien loans and high yield bonds and employs financial leverage, which may increase risk to the Fund. The Fund has a limited term, and absent shareholder approval to extend the life of the Fund, the Fund will dissolve on or about May 31, 2027.

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/3/2022

    Total Investment Exposure:$298.992M
    Total Common Assets:$193.492M
    Common Shares Outstanding:13,530,940

    As of 7/1/2022

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $105.500M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $105.500M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $105.500M
    Effective Leverage (%): 35.29%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2021

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.33%
    Other Expenses:0.44%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.59%
    Total: 2.36%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Blackstone Inc

    Portfolio Managers
    Daniel T. McMullen, Robert Zable, Gordon McKemie, Robert Post

    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-Senior Loans
    Ticker: BSL
    NAV Ticker:
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 49,245
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.772M
    Inception Date: 5/26/2010
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: Yes
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    As of 7/3/2022

    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 12/31/2021
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/3/2022
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/3/2022

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 7/4/2022

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-4.57%
    1 Year-2.35%
    3 Year-4.78%
    5 Year-3.05%

    As of 7/4/2022

    3 Month0.51
    6 Month-0.41
    1 Year-1.06
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 6/30/2022
    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 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Senior Loans

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 7/1/2022
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 4/30/2022
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2021
    Asset Allocation

    As of 4/30/2022

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/30/2022

    Corporate (Super Sector)97.74%
    Bank Loan90.78%
    Corporate Bond6.88%
    Asset Backed3.77%
    Securitized (Super Sector)3.77%
    Government (Super Sector)0.07%
    Government Related0.07%
    Cash Equivalents-1.57%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)-1.57%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2022

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Park River Holdings, Inc., First Lien Initial$2.91M0.93%
    Amc Entertainment Holdings, Inc., First Lien B-1$2.81M0.90%
    Vision Solutions, Inc., First Lien$2.78M0.89%
    Idera, Inc., First Lien B-1$2.77M0.89%
    Carestream Health, Inc., Second Lien 2023 Extended$2.64M0.84%
    Project Alpha Intermediate Holding, Inc., First Lien 2021 Refinancing$2.46M0.79%
    Proampac Pg Borrower Llc, First Lien 2020-1$2.42M0.77%
    Ion Trading Finance, Ltd., First Lien Initial Dollar (2021)$2.35M0.75%
    Global Medical Response, Inc., First Lien 2018 New$2.34M0.75%
    Peraton Corp., First Lien B$2.32M0.74%
    Credit Quality

    As of 4/30/2022

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 4/30/2022

    Country Allocation

    As of 4/30/2022

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income93.71%
    Others - Fixed Income2.76%
    Canada - Fixed Income1.48%
    Ireland - Fixed Income1.19%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income0.83%
    Sweden - Fixed Income0.58%
    Germany - Fixed Income0.52%
    Netherlands - Fixed Income0.32%
    Switzerland - Fixed Income0.05%
    Australia - Fixed Income0.05%

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