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Fifth Street Finance's CEO Discusses F3Q12 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Fifth Street Finance Corporation (FSC)

F3Q12 Earnings Call

August 9, 2012 10:00 AM ET


Dean Choksi – SVP-Finance and Head, IR

Len Tannenbaum – CEO

Bernard Berman – President

Alex Frank – CFO


Greg Mason – Fifth Street Finance Corp

Stephen Laws – Deutsche Bank

Jonathan Bock – Wells Fargo

Robert Dodd – Raymond James

Jason Arnold – RBC Capital Markets



Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q3 2012 Fifth Street Finance Corp. Earnings Conference Call. My name is Andrew and I will be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. We will be conduct a question-and-answer session towards the end of the conference. (Operator Instructions)

As a reminder this call is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the call over to Dean Choksi, Senior Vice-President of finance and Head of Investor relations. Please proceed, sir.

Dean Choksi

Good morning, and welcome to Fifth Street’s third quarter earnings call. My name is Dean Choksi and I’ve recently joined Fifth Street as a Senior Vice-President of Finance and Head of Investor Relations. In my first few weeks, I’ve been extremely impressed by the quality of the team and the platform and look forward to meeting our shareholders and analysts.

This conference call is to discuss Fifth Street Finance Corp.’s third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012. I’m joined this morning by Leonard Tannenbaum, Chief Executive Officer; Bernard Berman, President; and Alexander Frank, Chief Financial Officer.

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