SOURCE: Apollo Investment Corporation

Apollo Investment Corporation

April 02, 2012 08:00 ET

Apollo Investment Corporation Initiates Chief Financial Officer Search

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 2, 2012) - Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) or the "Company," "Apollo Investment," "we" or "our" today announced that it has initiated a search for a new combined Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. Mark Harris, who had been appointed to this position in an announcement issued on February 15, 2012, has subsequently notified the Company that he will be unable to join Apollo Investment in a timeframe consistent with our mutually agreed upon start date due to exigent circumstances at his current employer. Due to our desire to fill this position promptly, the Company has initiated a search for a CFO and Treasurer, and Gene Donnelly, Apollo Global Management, LLC's CFO, will continue to serve as interim CFO and Treasurer for the Company until the search is completed.

About Apollo Investment Corporation

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) is a closed-end investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Company provides private debt market solutions to middle market companies in the form of senior secured, mezzanine and asset based loans and may also acquire equity interests. The Company seeks to provide private financing solutions for private companies that do not have access to the more traditional providers of credit. Apollo Investment Corporation is managed by Apollo Investment Management, L.P., an affiliate of Apollo Management, L.P., a leading private equity investor. For more information about Apollo, please visit http://www.apolloic.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • Contact Information

    Elizabeth Besen
    Investor Relations Manager
    Apollo Investment Corporation
    212-822-0625
    ebesen@apolloic.com