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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 2, 2018 




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Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure


In its Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on April 2, 2018, Harvest Capital Credit Corporation (“HCC”) disclosed that on March 28, 2018, the board of directors of HCC appointed Joseph A. Jolson as the Chief Executive Officer of HCC, effective as of such date. Mr. Jolson will continue to the hold the position of Chairman of the board of directors of HCC. Mr. Jolson succeeds Richard P. Buckanavage, who stepped down from his positions as Chief Executive Officer and President of HCC on March 28, 2018, to assume the role of Managing Director - Head of Business Development, effective as of such date. The shares of common stock of HCC are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HCAP). For more information regarding these changes see the HCC Form 10-K filed with the SEC on April 2, 2018.


We do not expect that Mr. Jolson’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer of HCC will adversely affect Mr. Jolson’s roles as Chairman of the board and Chief Executive officer of JMP Group LLC.


For more information on our relationship with HCC, including the management and incentive fees we earn from HCC, our equity stake in HCC and our dividend income, see the following documents filed with the SEC: (1) JMP Group LLC Form 10-K filed with the SEC as of March 28, 2018; (2) JMP Group LLC Schedule 13D filed with the SEC on January 4, 2018; and (3) Forms 4 filed with the SEC through the date of this Form 8-K.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.













 Date: April 3, 2018  


/s/ Walter Conroy         




Walter Conroy




Chief Legal Officer