Carlyle Secured Lending (NASDAQ: CGBD) is an externally managed specialty finance company focused on providing flexible financing solutions to middle market companies primarily located in the United States. We focus on companies backed by private equity sponsors across a variety of industries that exhibit defensive niche strategies and have sustainable leading market positions.

Our seasoned team of investment professionals has extensive experience in middle market credit. In addition, we are able to leverage the broad resources of Carlyle to enhance the sourcing and evaluation of potential investment opportunities.

We have elected to be regulated as a business development company, (a "BDC"), under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and to be treated as a regulated investment company, ("RIC"), under the federal tax code.