SOURCE: Dividend Capital Investments

December 20, 2010 07:00 ET

DCA Total Return Fund Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Distribution

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - December 20, 2010) - DCA Total Return Fund (NYSE: DCA) announced today the declaration of a quarterly distribution per share of $0.05 as set forth in the table below:

Fund   Distribution   Payable Date   Record Date   Ex-Dividend Date
DCA Total Return Fund   $0.05   1/14/2011   12/31/2010   12/29/2010

Pursuant to its current distribution policy this distribution may be comprised of net investment income and/or return of capital. The portion of the distribution that is attributable to net investment income is anticipated to be taxable for the year ended December 31, 2010.

Additional information about DCA Total Return Fund can be found at

Dividend Capital Investments LLC (DCI) serves as the investment adviser to the DCA Total Return Fund. DCI seeks to provide value to its shareholders by focusing its closed-end fund 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 Fund and other aspects of the Fund's 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 Fund 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 Fund 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 the Fund carefully before making any investment decisions. This and other information is discussed in the Fund's final prospectus and financial statements which can be accessed at