Carlyle GMS Finance, Inc. (“Carlyle GMS Finance” or the “Company”) is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end investment company. The Company elected to be regulated as a Business Development Company (“BDC”) under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. Carlyle GMS Finance objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation primarily through debt investments in U.S. middle market companies.
Carlyle GMS Finance is externally managed by Carlyle GMS Investment Management L.L.C., an investment adviser that is registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. For tax purposes, Carlyle GMS Finance has elected to be treated as a regulated investment company (“RIC”) under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
Carlyle GMS Finance Administration L.L.C. provides the administrative services necessary to operate. Both Carlyle GMS Investment Management L.L.C. and Carlyle GMS Finance Administration L.L.C. are wholly owned subsidiaries of The Carlyle Group L.P.