Form 8-K





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 9, 2008



Apollo Investment Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Maryland   814-00646   52-2439556

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

9 West 57th Street, 37th Floor, New York, NY 10019

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 212-515-3450



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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On July 11, 2008 Apollo Investment Corporation (the “Company”) announced that Gerald Tsai, Jr., a member of its Board of Directors, passed away on July 9, 2008. Mr. Tsai had served as a Director from March 2004. Mr. Tsai was also a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements included herein may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements 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 our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements made herein.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: July 11, 2008     By:  

/s/ Gordon E. Swartz

    Name:   Gordon E. Swartz
    Title:   Corporate Secretary