“Apollo Investment Corporation, a Maryland corporation organized on February 2, 2004, is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company (“BDC”) under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”). In addition, for tax purposes we have elected to be treated as a regulated investment company, or RIC, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”). Our common stock is quoted on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “AINV.”
Apollo Investment Corporation operates as part of Apollo’s Direct Origination Platform which provides full service debt solutions to U.S. middle market companies. As of June 30, 2020, the Direct Origination Platform had approximately $25 billion of assets. The Apollo direct origination team consists of 200+ professionals which is bolstered by the Apollo Global Management, Inc. integrated platform. Direct origination encompasses an array of origination verticals including financial sponsors and select niche markets with high barriers to entry. In addition to sourcing direct originations, we also identify investment opportunities from Apollo’s deep relationships with Wall Street intermediaries.