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):  August 1, 2011

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 Delaware  814-00854   27-3380000
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation) 
(Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


301 Commerce Street, Suite 3300 76102
Fort Worth, TX  (Zip Code)
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)    
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:    (817) 871-4000

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Item 3.02.  Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.

On August 1, 2011, TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (the “Company”) delivered a capital drawdown  notice to its  investors relating to the issuance of 75,652 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”) for an aggregate offering price of $73 million.  The shares are expected to be issued on or around August 12, 2011.

The issuance of Common Stock is being made pursuant to subscription agreements entered into by the Company and its investors.  Under the terms of the subscription agreements, investors are required to fund drawdowns to purchase shares of Common Stock up to the amount of their respective capital commitments on an as-needed basis with a minimum of 10 business days’ prior notice to investors.

The subscriptions and any issuance pursuant to such subscriptions are exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to Section 4(2) thereof.  The Company has not engaged in general solicitation or advertising with regard to the subscriptions and issuance of the Common Stock and has not offered securities to the public in connection with such issuance and sale.




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 hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  August 5, 2011  By:   /s/ Ronald Cami
       Ronald Cami
       Vice President