Gladstone Investment Announces Monthly Distributions for October, November and December of $0.08 Per Common Share


Gladstone Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:GAIN) (the "Company") announced today that the Board of Directors maintained the Company's current distribution rate by declaring monthly distributions of $0.08 per common share for each of the months of October, November and December of 2008. Monthly distributions will be payable as set at in the table below. The monthly distributions equate to a quarterly distribution of $0.24 and an annual distribution of $0.96 at the current rate.

Summary Table for Common Stock Distributions for the Quarter Ending
 December 31, 2008:
  Declared       X-Date      Record Date     Payment Date     Amount
 October 7     October 21     October 23      October 31      $0.08
 October 7    November 17    November 19     November 28      $0.08
 October 7    December 18    December 22     December 31      $0.08
                                          Total for the Quarter: $0.24

In addition, preliminary analysis of the fair value of the investment portfolio shows the portfolio had a nominal decrease in fair value for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. The final numbers will be reported in our Form 10-Q report in November 2008.

Gladstone Investment offers a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP). For more information regarding the DRIP, please visit our website at

In order to comply with the requirements of Section 19(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Company will post a Section 19(a) notice through the Depository Trust Company's Legal Notice System (LENS) and send out to its registered shareholders a Section 19(a) notice along with the payment of dividends declared for the months of October, November and December. This notice will not be for tax reporting purposes and will be provided only for informational purposes.

Gladstone Investment Corporation is an investment company that seeks to achieve returns of current income from senior, subordinated and mezzanine debt, and capital gains from preferred stock and warrants to purchase common stock in connection with buyouts and recapitalizations of small and mid-sized companies. For more information please visit our website at

For further information contact Investor Relations at 703-287-5835.

This press release may include statements that may constitute "forward-looking statements," including statements with regard to the future performance of the Company. Words such as "believes," "expects," "estimated," "projects," "seeks," and "future" or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements inherently involve certain risks and uncertainties, although they are based on the Company's current plans that are believed to be reasonable as of the date of this press release. Factors that may cause the Company's actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, among others, those factors listed under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2008, as filed with the SEC on May 21, 2008 and the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, as filed on August 6, 2008 . The risk factors set forth in the Form 10-K and Form 10-Q under the caption "Risk Factors" are specifically incorporated by reference into this press release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Gladstone Investment Corp.