SOURCE: Technology Investment Capital Corp.

November 23, 2005 08:00 ET

TICC Realizes Capital Gain on Sale of Portfolio Company

GREENWICH, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 23, 2005 -- Technology Investment Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today that its portfolio company, Innovation Interactive LLC, has been acquired by Livedoor Co. Ltd., parent company of Livedoor Inc. (www.livedoorinc.com), which owns and operates a network of portals in the U.S., Japan, China and Spain. TICC expects to realize a gain of approximately $1.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2005 as a result of this sale, to the extent such gain is not offset by any realized losses during the fourth quarter of 2005. TICC may also receive additional payments of approximately $600,000 upon satisfaction of certain contingencies.

As of September 30, 2005 TICC had estimated the fair value of its investment in Innovation Interactive to be approximately $10.4 million, which included unrealized appreciation of approximately $300,000.

About Technology Investment Capital Corp.

We are a publicly traded business development company principally engaged in providing capital to small to mid-size technology-related companies. While the structures of our financings vary, we look to invest primarily in the debt and equity of established technology-related businesses. Companies interested in learning more about financing opportunities should contact Barry Osherow at (203) 661-9572 or visit our website at www.ticc.com.

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