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May 7, 2021
Ms. Samantha Brutlag
Division of Investment Management
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549
Fidus Investment Corporation
Preliminary Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed April 16, 2021
File No. 814-00861
Dear Ms. Brutlag:
On behalf of Fidus Investment Corporation (the Company), set forth below is the Companys response to the comment provided by the staff of the Division of Investment Management (the Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) to the Company on April 21, 2021, with respect to the Companys preliminary proxy statement on Schedule 14A (File No. 814-00861), filed with the SEC on April 16, 2021 (the Preliminary Proxy Statement). The Staffs comment is set forth below and is followed by the Companys response.
Comment: Please confirm that all applicable information required by Item 22(b) of Schedule 14A is included in the Preliminary Proxy Statement.
Response: The Company respectfully confirms that all applicable information required by Item 22(b) of Schedule 14A is included in the Preliminary Proxy Statement.
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If you have any questions or additional comments concerning the foregoing, please contact me at (202) 383-0278.
May 7, 2021
|/s/ Payam Siadatpour|
Edward H. Ross, Chief Executive Officer, Fidus Investment Corporation
Shelby E. Sherard, Chief Financial Officer, Fidus Investment Corporation
Steve B. Boehm, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP