Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") is
filing herewith a press release issued on February 14, 2014, as Exhibit 99.1.
The press release was issued by First Trust Advisors L.P. to report that on
March 3, 2014, the Fund will host a conference call with Confluence
Investment Management LLC, the Fund's investment sub-advisor. The purpose of
the call is for the Fund's portfolio management team to provide an update for
the Fund. Details regarding the conference call are contained in the press
release included herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release of First Trust Advisors L.P. dated
February 14, 2014.