UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report: July 10, 2019

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   814-00967   45-4247759

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

 

1450 Brickell Avenue, 31st Floor

Miami, Florida

  33131
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

(305) 381-6999

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)

  

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class Trading Symbol(s) Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share WHF The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
    (Nasdaq Global Select Market)
6.50% Notes due 2025 WHFBZ The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
    (Nasdaq Global Select Market)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company  ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ¨

  

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events

 

On July 10, 2019, WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

The information in Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 furnished herewith, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such Section. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 furnished herewith, may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements other than statements of historical facts included in this Current Report on Form 8-K may constitute forward-looking statements and are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits

 

99.1 Press Release of WhiteHorse Finance, Inc., dated July 10, 2019.

  

 

 

  

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Dated: July 10, 2019 WHITEHORSE FINANCE, INC.
   
   
  /s/ Edward J. Giordano
  By: Edward J. Giordano
  Title: Interim Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

 

 

 

WHITEHORSE FINANCE, INC. TO REPORT SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS

 

NEW YORK, NY, July 10, 2019 – WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (“WhiteHorse Finance” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:WHF) today announced that it will release its second quarter financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 prior to the open of the financial markets on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. The Company will discuss its financial results on a conference call that day at 10:00 a.m. ET.

 

To access the teleconference, please dial 706-758-9224 (domestic and international) approximately 10 minutes before the teleconference’s scheduled start time and reference ID #4389314. Investors may also access the call on the investor relations portion of the Company’s website at www.whitehorsefinance.com.

 

If you are unable to access the live teleconference, a replay will be available beginning approximately two hours after the call’s completion through August 15, 2019. The teleconference replay can be accessed by dialing 404-537-3406 (domestic and international) and entering ID #4389314. A webcast replay will also be available on the investor relations portion of the Company’s website at www.whitehorsefinance.com.

 

About WhiteHorse Finance, Inc.

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. is a business development company that originates and invests in loans to privately held, lower middle market companies across a broad range of industries. The Company's investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, H.I.G. WhiteHorse Advisers, LLC, an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C. (“H.I.G. Capital”). H.I.G. Capital is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $31 billion of capital under management* across a number of funds focused on the small and mid-cap markets. For more information about H.I.G. Capital, please visit www.higcapital.com. For more information about the Company, please visit www.whitehorsefinance.com.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements and are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.

 

Contacts

Stuart Aronson

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc.

212-506-0500

saronson@higwhitehorse.com

 

Edward Giordano

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc.

305-379-2322

egiordano@higwhitehorse.com

 

Sean Silva

Prosek Partners

646-818-9122

ssilva@prosek.com

 

Source: WhiteHorse Finance, Inc.

 

* Based on total capital commitments managed by H.I.G. Capital and affiliates.