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Washington, D.C. 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): March 23, 2023



New Mountain Finance Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware   814-00832   27-2978010
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification Number)


1633 Broadway, 48th Floor, New York, NY 10019

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 720-0300



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading
  Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share   NMFC   NASDAQ Global Select Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨







Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On March 23, 2023, the board of directors (the “Board”) of New Mountain Finance Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Laura C. Holson as the interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company, effective April 1, 2023. Ms. Holson will serve as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer until the Company completes its search for a permanent successor.


Ms. Holson currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company and will continue in this role. Ms. Holson joined New Mountain Capital, L.L.C. (“New Mountain Capital”) in 2009 and currently serves as a Managing Director. Ms. Holson is primarily dedicated to the credit business and has been the Chief Operating Officer of New Mountain Capital’s credit platform since January 2022 and the Chief Operating Officer of the Company since February 2022. Ms. Holson previously held a variety of roles within New Mountain Capital, including Head of Capital Markets, and has been a member of its credit team for over 10 years. There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Holson and any other person pursuant to which she was appointed as the interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.


The Company’s investment adviser, New Mountain Finance Advisers BDC, L.L.C., believes that its management team, with the overall support of New Mountain Capital, is adequately staffed to support the Company.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


d) Exhibits.


Exhibit Number   Description
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 24, 2023 By: /s/ Joseph W. Hartswell  
    Name: Joseph W. Hartswell
    Title: Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary