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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 6, 2023




(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Maryland   814-01190   47-5402460

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


399 Park Avenue,

New York, NY

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (212) 419-3000

Owl Rock Capital Corporation

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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


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on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   OBDC   The New York Stock Exchange




Item 1.01.

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On July 6, 2023, Blue Owl Capital Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a license agreement (the “License Agreement”) with Blue Owl Capital Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Blue Owl Capital, Inc., the parent company of the Company’s investment adviser (the “Licensor”), pursuant to which the Licensor granted the Company a non-exclusive, royalty free license to use the “Blue Owl” name. Under the License Agreement, the Company has the right to use such name for so long as the Licensor, or one of its affiliates, remains the Company’s investment adviser. Other than with respect to this limited license, the Company has no legal right to the “Blue Owl” name or logo.

The description above is only a summary of the material provisions of the License Agreement, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the License Agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this current report on Form 8-K, and by this reference incorporated herein.


Item 8.01

Other Events.

Investors and others should note that Blue Owl Capital Corporation (the “Company”) may announce material financial information to investors using its website (www.blueowlcapitalcorporation.com), SEC filings, press releases, public conference calls and webcasts. The Company expects to update investor presentations and similar materials on a regular basis and will continue to post such updates on its website each quarter. The Company encourages investors, the media, and others interested in the Company to review the information it posts from time to time on its website.

On July 6, 2023, the Company issued a press release entitled “Owl Rock Capital Corporation Renamed to Blue Owl Capital Corporation”. A copy of such Press Release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.






10.1    License Agreement, dated as of July 6, 2023, between Blue Owl Capital Corporation and Blue Owl Capital Holdings LLC
99.1    Press Release, dated July 6, 2023
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


  Blue Owl Capital Corporation
July 6, 2023     By:  

/s/ Jonathan Lamm

    Name:   Jonathan Lamm
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer