BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. is a specialty finance company. The Company is focused on direct lending to middle-market companies, as well as small businesses. It lends primarily to companies with established market positions, regional or national operations, differentiated products and services and sustainable competitive advantages, investing across industries, in which it has significant knowledge and expertise. Its investment objective is to achieve high total returns through current income and capital appreciation, with an emphasis on principal protection. Its investment portfolio consists of 115 portfolio companies. BlackRock, Inc. acts as the investment advisor of the Company. It invests in various industries, including Internet software and services, diversified financial services, software, professional services, diversified telecommunication services, healthcare providers and services, aerospace and defense, consumer finance, road and rail, personal products, and other.