SOURCE: Dividend Capital

September 16, 2010 18:00 ET

DCA Total Return Fund and DCW Total Return Fund Announce Results of Annual Meeting

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - September 16, 2010) -  DCA Total Return Fund (NYSE: DCA) and DCW Total Return Fund (NYSE: DCW) announced today the results of their respective Annual Meetings of Shareholders, held on Thursday, September 16, 2010.

Shareholders of both Funds approved all three proposals including: 1) the election of J. Gibson Watson, III, CIMA® and John Mezger, each as a Class II Trustee and Class III Trustee for DCA and DCW, respectively, to serve for a three-year term; 2) the removal of the fundamental restriction requiring each Fund to invest greater than 25% of its total assets in securities of companies in the real estate industry; and 3) the approval of the Agreement and Plan of Reorganization reorganizing DCW into DCA.

The reorganization is expected to be completed on or about September 24, 2010. In the reorganization, DCA will acquire substantially all of the assets and liabilities of DCW in a tax-free transaction in exchange for an equal aggregate value of newly issued common shares of DCA. DCW will distribute the common shares (and fractional shares where applicable) of DCA to its common shareholders in an amount equal to the aggregate net asset value of DCW common shares, as determined at the close of business on September 24, 2010.

Additional information about DCA Total Return Fund and DCW Total Return Fund can be found at

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.

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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