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Investor Relations Settlement Enhancements

Fifth Street Finance Corp.

Effective March 10, 2017, the independent directors of Fifth Street Finance Corp. determined that there was good reason to delay for a period of not more than 39 days (through April 18, 2017) the implementation of Section I.H ("Valuation Policy and Process") of Exhibit E to the Stipulation of Settlement dated as of July 26, 2016 filed in and as to the action captioned In re Fifth Street Finance Corp. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, D. Conn. Civil Action No. 3:15-cv-01795-RNC.

Effective February 10, 2017, the independent directors of Fifth Street Finance Corp. determined that there was good reason to delay for a period of 30 days the implementation of Section I.H ("Valuation Policy and Process") of Exhibit E to the Stipulation of Settlement dated as of July 26, 2016 filed in and as to the action captioned In re Fifth Street Finance Corp. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, D. Conn. Civil Action No. 3:15-cv-01795-RNC.