Washington, D.C. 20549










FORM 12b-25





(Check one):      

☐  Form 10-K    ☐  Form 20-F    ☐  Form 11-K    

☐  Form 10-Q    ☐  Form 10-D    ☐  Form N-CEN    ☒  Form N-CSR

  For Period Ended:     December 31, 2019
  ☐  Transition Report on Form 10-K
  ☐  Transition Report on Form 20-F
  ☐  Transition Report on Form 11-K
  ☐  Transition Report on Form 10-Q
  ☐  Transition Report on Form N-CEN
  For the Transition Period Ended:     



Read Instructions (on back page) Before Preparing Form. Please Print or Type.

Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:





Full Name of Registrant

Highland Income Fund

Former Name if Applicable

Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund

Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund II

Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)

c/o Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, L.P.

200 Crescent Court

Suite 700

City, State and Zip Code

Dallas, TX 75201



PART II – RULES 12B-25(b) AND (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)



(a)   The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense.


(b)   The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due dated; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and


(c)   The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25 (c) has been attached if applicable.


SEC 1344 (04-09)

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State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.

The Registrant is unable to complete and file its Form N-CSR relating to the December 31, 2019 fiscal year in the prescribed period of time without unreasonable effort or expense because the Registrant needs to conclude its assessment of controls relating to the fair value measurement of certain fair valued securities. The Registrant currently expects to file its Form N-CSR on or before the 15th calendar day following the prescribed due date.

(Attach extra Sheets if Needed)






Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification


Frank Waterhouse





(Name)   (Area Code)   (Telephone Number)



Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no, identify report(s).


Yes  ☒    No  ☐



Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof ?

Yes  ☐    No  ☒

If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.




Highland Income Fund

(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 12, 2020


By:/s/ Frank Waterhouse                    


Frank Waterhouse, Treasurer, PEO, PFO and PAO

INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant or by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative (other than an executive officer), evidence of the representative’s authority to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.






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