INFORMATION REQUIRED IN PROXY STATEMENT
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
PROXY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 14(a) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
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|¨||Preliminary Proxy Statement|
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|¨||Definitive Proxy Statement|
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|¨||Soliciting Material Pursuant to Section 240.14a-12|
Fidus Investment Corporation
(Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if Other Than the Registrant)
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On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Alliance Advisors, the proxy solicitor for Fidus Investment Corporation (the Company), mailed a letter on behalf of the Company to those Company stockholders of record at March 14, 2014 (Record Date Stockholders) who had yet to vote their shares in connection with the Companys 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The letter, attached hereto, urges Record Date Stockholders to cast their votes on the proposals described in the Companys Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2, 2014.
|Alliance Advisors||Shareholder Services Department|
May 20, 2014
|Re:||Your Investment With Fidus Investment Corporation.|
We have attempted to contact you regarding an important matter pertaining to your investment in Fidus Investment Corporation.
Please contact me immediately at 877-777-8133 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. This matter is very important, but will take only a moment of your time. Alliance Advisors has been engaged by Fidus Investment Corporation to contact you. This is not a scam and no personal information is required when calling.
If you havent already voted your shares on the upcoming Fidus Investment Corporation Annual Meeting please do so immediately to eliminate additional solicitation costs.
Thank you in advance for your assistance with this matter.
Alliance Advisors 200 Broadacres Drive Bloomfield NJ 07003