Washington, D.C. 20549  









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: September 29, 2017

(Date of earliest event reported)  




Horizon Technology Finance Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)  




Delaware   814-00802   27-2114934

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation) 



File Number) 


(IRS Employer

Identification Number) 


312 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (860) 676-8654




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Item 8.01. Other Events.


On September 29, 2017, Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (the “Company”) notified U.S. Bank National Association, the trustee (the “Trustee”) for the Company’s 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”), of the Company’s election to redeem the $33,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding, and instructed the Trustee to provide notice of such redemption to the holders of the Notes in accordance with the terms of the indenture governing the Notes. The Company expects the redemption to be completed on October 30, 2017. Following the redemption, none of the Notes will remain outstanding, and they will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute a notice of redemption of the Notes.


On September 29, 2017, the Company issued a press release that announced the redemption of the Notes. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits


  99.1 Press Release of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation, dated September 29, 2017







Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/ Daniel R. Trolio
    Daniel R. Trolio
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer