|1.||What is the ticker symbol for Fifth Street Finance Corp. and what exchange does the stock trade on?|
|Our common stock is listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FSC. For more detailed stock information, please visit our Stock Information page.|
|2.||What is the CUSIP number for FSC common stock?|
|Fifth Street's CUSIP number is 31678A 103.|
|3.||Where can I find information about Fifth Street’s NAV?|
|The quarterly net asset value per share may be obtained in our public filings (i.e., Forms 10-Q and 10-K) with the SEC or by clicking on SEC Filings on our website.|
|4.||When is Fifth Street Finance Corp.’s fiscal year end?|
|Our fiscal year end is September 30.|
|6.||When will your annual reports and proxy become available? How can I get a copy?|
|Our public filings with the SEC can be found at www.sec.gov, or by clicking on SEC Filings on our website.|
|7.||Does Fifth Street have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)? How can I enroll? Can I participate if my shares are held with a broker? How do I opt out?|
|We have adopted a dividend reinvestment plan that provides for reinvestment of our dividends on behalf of our stockholders, unless a stockholder elects to receive cash as provided below. |
No action will be required on the part of a registered stockholder to enroll and have his or her cash distributions reinvested in shares of our common stock. A registered stockholder may elect to receive an entire distribution in cash by notifying American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the plan administrator and our transfer agent, distribution paying agent and registrar, in writing so that such notice is received by the plan administrator no later than 10 days prior to the record date for the next dividend or distribution to stockholders.
Those stockholders whose shares are held by a broker or other financial intermediary may receive distributions in cash by notifying their broker or other financial intermediary of their election.
Participants may opt out and terminate their accounts under the plan by notifying the plan administrator via its website at www.amstock.com, by filling out the transaction request form located at the bottom of their statement and sending it to the plan administrator at P.O. Box 922, Wall Street Station, New York, New York, 10269-0560, or by calling the plan administrators at 1-866-665-2280.
For more information, please read our 8-K relating to the DRIP, including our\Amended and Restated Dividend Reinvestment Plan.
|9.||Can I purchase shares directly from Fifth Street Finance Corp.?|
|Fifth Street Finance Corp. does not offer direct stock purchase. All initial and subsequent stock purchases must be made through a broker.|
|10.||Does Fifth Street Finance Corp. pay dividends?|
|Yes. Fifth Street Finance Corp. intends to distribute monthly dividends to stockholders of record. Information about our historical dividends can be found by visiting the Dividends page on our website.|
|12.||How will my income from FSC be reported to me for tax purposes?|
|You will receive a 1099-DIV reporting your income received from Fifth Street Finance Corp. You will not receive a Form K-1.|
|14.||Which research analysts follow Fifth Street Finance Corp.?|
|Please visit our Analyst Coverage page of our website for a list of analysts currently covering Fifth Street Finance Corp.|
|15.||How can I receive email alerts from Fifth Street Finance Corp.?|
|For more information on how to sign up for e-mail alerts regarding events, documents and press releases, please visit the Email Alerts page on our website.|
|16.||How can I obtain additional information from Fifth Street Finance Corp.?|
|You can request additional information by contacting Investor Relations at (914) 286-6855 or IR@fifthstreetfinance.com|
|17.||How can someone report a questionable accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matter about Fifth Street Finance Corp.?|
|All issues relating to Fifth Street Finance Corp.’s accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters should be referred to members of the Audit Committee.|
Messages relating to these concerns can be left via the following methods:
Online URL: fifthstreetfinance.silentwhistle.com
To access an Internet-based message interface that will deliver a message to the Audit Committee.
Dial (877) 411-7522 to leave a message with the Audit Committee.