July 14, 2020
Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Investment Management
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Attn.: Christina DiAngelo Fettig and Raymond Be
Apollo Investment Corporation
Pre-Effective Amendment No. 2 on Form N-2, File No. 333-238518
Dear Ms. Fetting and Mr. Be:
In accordance with Rule 461 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Apollo Investment Corporation hereby respectfully requests acceleration of the effective date of Pre-Effective Amendment No. 2 the above captioned Amended Form N-2 (the Registration Statement) so that it will become effective by 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, on July 17, 2020 or as soon as practicable thereafter.
|Very truly yours,|
|Apollo Investment Corporation|
/s/ Gregory W. Hunt
|Gregory W. Hunt|
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer