SOURCE: Oxford Lane Capital Corp.

February 10, 2014 08:00 ET

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Preferred Dividends on Series 2017 and Series 2023 Preferred Stock

GREENWICH, CT--(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2014) - Oxford Lane Capital Corp. ("Oxford Lane" or "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) (NASDAQ: OXLCP) (NASDAQ: OXLCO) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared the required monthly dividends on its Series 2017 and Series 2023 Term Preferred Shares (each, a "Share") of $0.1771 and $0.15625 per Share, respectively, for the months of March 2014, April 2014 and May 2014. The dividends are payable on March 31, 2014 (record date March 20, 2014), April 30, 2014 (record date April 18, 2014), and May 30, 2014 (record date May 19, 2014), respectively.

In accordance with their terms, each of the Series 2017 and Series 2023 Shares will pay a monthly dividend at a fixed rate of 8.50% and 7.50%, respectively, of the $25.00 per share liquidation preference, or $2.125 and $1.875 per share per year, respectively. This fixed annual dividend rate is subject to adjustment under certain circumstances, but will not in any case be lower than 8.50% and 7.50% per year, respectively, for each of the Series 2017 and Series 2023 Shares.

About Oxford Lane Capital Corp.

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. is a publicly-traded registered closed-end management investment company. It currently seeks to achieve its investment objective of maximizing total return by investing in securitization vehicles which, in turn, primarily invest in senior secured loans made to companies whose debt is unrated or is rated below investment grade.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions, including statements with regard to the anticipated use of the net proceeds of the Company's securities offering. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the words "believes," "plans," "anticipates," "expects," "estimates" and similar expressions) should also be considered to be forward-looking statements. Certain factors could cause actual results and conditions to differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements. These factors are identified from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Prospectus. We undertake no obligation to update such statements to reflect subsequent events.

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