Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II (the "Fund") is filing herewith a
press release issued on July 9, 2014, as Exhibit 99.1. The press release was
issued by First Trust Advisors L.P. to report that on July 23, 2014, the
Fund will host a conference call with Brookfield Investment Management, Inc.,
the Fund's investment sub-advisor. The purpose of the call is to hear
Brookfield's portfolio management team provide updates for the Fund and the
Market. Details regarding the conference call are contained in the press release
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release of First Trust Advisors L.P. dated
July 9, 2014.