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Fifth Street Finance CEO Discusses F3Q 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC)

F3Q 2011 Earnings Call

August 4, 2011 1:00 pm ET

Executives

Stacey L. Thorne – Executive Director, Investor Relations

Leonard M. Tannenbaum – Chief Executive Officer

Bernard D. Berman – President

William H. Craig – Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Ram Shankar – FBR

Joel Houck – Wells Fargo

Casey Alexander – Gilford Securities

Dean Choksi – UBS Investment Bank

Greg Mason – Stifel Nicolaus & Company

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fiscal Third Quarter 2011 Fifth Street Finance Earnings Conference call. My name is Keith and I’ll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later on, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, today’s conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

And I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today Ms. Stacey Thorne, Executive Director of Investor Relations. Please proceed, ma’am.

Stacey L. Thorne

Thank you, Keith. Good morning, and welcome everyone. My name is Stacey Thorne. I’m the Head of Investor Relations for Fifth Street Finance Corp. This conference call is to discuss Fifth Street Finance Corp’s third fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2011. I have with me this morning Leonard Tannenbaum, CEO; Bernard Berman, President; and William Craig, Chief Financial Officer.

Before I begin, I would like to point out that this call is being recorded. Replay information is included in our July 8, 2011 press release and is posted on our website www.fifthstreetfinance.com.

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