Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On May 2, 2014, Fifth Street Finance Corp. (the "Registrant") and Trinity
Universal Insurance Company ("Trinity"), a subsidiary of Kemper Corporation,
entered into a limited liability company agreement to co-manage Senior Loan Fund
JV I, LLC. The Registrant and Trinity have committed to provide $100 million of
subordinated notes and equity to the joint venture, with the Registrant
providing $87.5 million and Trinity providing $12.5 million. In addition, the
joint venture intends to seek up to $200 million in third party financing and
invest in middle market and other corporate debt securities.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 7, 2014
, the Registrant issued a press release, a copy of which is
attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
10.1 Senior Loan Fund JV I, LLC Limited Liability Company Agreement dated
May 2, 2014, by and between Fifth Street Finance Corp. and Trinity
Universal Insurance Company
99.1 Press release dated May 7, 2014