During the year ended December 31, 2011, we invested $401.5 million across twelve new and several existing portfolio companies. This compares to investing $406.0 million across eight new and several existing portfolio companies for the year ended December 31, 2010. Sales, repayments and other exits of investment principal totaled $249.1 million during the year ended December 31, 2011, versus $395.3 million during the year ended December 31, 2010.At December 31, 2011, our portfolio consisted of 54 portfolio companies and was invested 62% in senior secured loans, 16% in unsecured or subordinated debt securities, 11% in equity investments, 11% in senior secured notes and less than 1% in cash and cash equivalents. This compares to our portfolio of 50 companies that was invested 50% in senior secured loans, 26% in unsecured or subordinated debt securities, 14% in equity investments, 10% in senior secured notes and less than 1% in cash and cash equivalents at December 31, 2010. Our average portfolio company investment at amortized cost was approximately $20.3 million at December 31, 2011, versus $19.7 million at December 31, 2010. At December 31, 2011, 0.5% of our total debt investments at fair value (or 0.8% at amortized cost) was on non-accrual status.
BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation Declares Regular First Quarter Dividend Of $0.26 Per Share, Announces Financial Results For The Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2011
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