SOURCE: Dividend Capital Investments

December 21, 2009 17:30 ET

DCA Total Return Fund and DCW Total Return Fund Declare Fourth Quarter 2009 Dividends

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - December 21, 2009) - DCA Total Return Fund (NYSE: DCA) and DCW Total Return Fund (NYSE: DCW) each announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend per share as set forth in the table below:

                                                                Ex-Dividend
          Fund         Distribution  Payable Date  Record Date     Date
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DCA Total Return Fund      $0.03       1/15/2010    12/31/2009   12/29/2009
DCW Total Return Fund     $0.0525      1/15/2010    12/31/2009   12/29/2009

The distribution amounts represent a level that the applicable Fund estimates would be sufficient to avoid certain excise taxes. However, uncertainties about the final tax character of distributions received by underlying securities may result in either a shortfall or excess distribution.

Additional information about DCA Total Return Fund and DCW Total Return Fund can be found at www.dcclosedendfunds.com.

Dividend Capital Investments LLC (DCI) serves as the investment adviser to the Funds. DCI seeks to provide value to its shareholders by focusing its closed-end funds on total return through investment in common equity, preferred equity and debt securities across a broad range of industries and geographic regions.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may include statements that constitute "forward-looking statements" under the United States securities laws. Forward-looking statements include information concerning possible or assumed future performance, asset levels, earnings, liquidity, cash flow, industry or market conditions, regulatory developments, market interest in the Funds and other aspects of the Funds' operations or general economic conditions. In addition, when used in this press release, words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "estimates," "projects" and future or conditional verbs such as "may," "could," "should" and "would," or any other statement that necessarily depends on future events, are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

Forward looking statements are not guarantees of performance. They involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Although the Funds and Dividend Capital Investments make such statements based on assumptions believed to be reasonable, there can be no assurance that actual results or actions will not differ materially from expectations. Investors must not rely unduly on any forward-looking statements. The Funds and Dividend Capital Investments do not intend, and undertake no duty, to update this information to reflect future events or circumstances.

Potential investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of each Fund carefully before making any investment decisions. This and other information is discussed in each Fund's final prospectus and financial statements which can be accessed at www.dcclosedendfunds.com.