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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: July 8, 2014

(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)






File Number)



(IRS Employer

Identification Number)



1450 Brickell Avenue, 31st Floor

Miami, Florida

(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)


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¨ 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))




Item 8.01. Other Events


On July 11, 2014, WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that, on July 8, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission granted an exemptive relief order that permits the Company and certain affiliated funds to engage in co-investment transactions that would otherwise be prohibited under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. Subject to certain conditions, the Company will now be allowed to participate in negotiated investments with funds managed by H.I.G. Capital, LLC, providing its shareholders with access to a broader array of investment opportunities.


A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


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 11, 2014






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 11, 2014       By:  

/s/ Gerhard Lombard

            Gerhard Lombard
            Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer




Exhibit Index





99.1   Press Release of WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. dated July 11, 2014