Fifth Street Finance Corp (FSC)
F4Q2011 Earnings Conference Call
November 30, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Stacey Thorne – Executive Director Investor Relations
Leonard Tannenbaum – Chief Executive Officer
Bernard Berman – President
Alex Frank – Chief Financial Officer
Greg Mason – Stifel Nicolaus
Dean Choksi – UBS
Jason Arnold – RBC Capital Markets
Casey Alexander – Gilford Securities
Joel Houck – Wells Fargo
Robert Dodd – Morgan Keegan
Mickey Schleien – Ladenburg
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the fourth quarter 2011 Fifth Street Finance Corp. Earnings Conference Call. My name is Ann and I will be your coordinator for today’s call. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) We will be facilitating a question-and-answer session following the presentation.
I would now like to turn the presentation over to Stacey Thorne. Please proceed.
Good morning, and welcome everyone. My name is Stacey Thorne and I’m the Head of Investor Relations from Fifth Street Finance Corp. This conference call is to discuss Fifth Street Finance Corp’s fourth quarter and fiscal year ending September 30, 2011. I have with me this morning Leonard Tannenbaum, CEO; Bernard Berman, President; and Alex Frank, Chief Financial Officer.
Before I begin, I would like to point out that this call is being recorded. Replay information is included in our October 12, 2011 press release and is posted on our website www.fifthstreetfinance.com. Please note that this call is the property of Fifth Street Finance Corp. Any unauthorized rebroadcast of this call of any form is strictly prohibited. Before we go into our earnings portion of the call, I would like to call your attention to our customary Safe Harbor disclosure in our October 12, 2011 press release regarding forward-looking information.