Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces Proxy Filing and Conference Call Date to Discuss Proxy Proposals
MCLEAN, Va., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: GAIN) (the "Company") announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 9:00 am EDT to discuss the matters scheduled for a vote at this year's annual meeting of stockholders to be held on August 8, 2013. On Friday, June 21, 2013, the Company filed its statement for the annual meeting of stockholders (the "Proxy Statement") with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and mailed it to stockholders of record as of the record date for the annual meeting (June 10, 2013). The matters scheduled for a vote at the annual meeting, as described in the Proxy Statement, are as follows:
- The election of four directors to hold office until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders, as follows:
- Three directors, Paul W. Adelgren, David Gladstone, and John H. Outland, to be elected by the holders of the Company's common stock and preferred stock, voting together as a single class; and
- One director, Terry Earhart, to be elected solely by the holders of the Company's preferred stock, voting as a single class.
- The approval of a proposal to authorize the Company to issue and sell shares of the Company's common stock (during the 12 months following the meeting) at a price below its then current net asset value per share, subject to certain limitations set forth in the Proxy Statement (including, without limitation, that the number of shares issued and sold pursuant to such authority does not exceed 25% of the Company's then outstanding common stock immediately prior to each such sale).
The Proxy Statement describing the proposals is available on the Company's website at www.GladstoneInvestment.com and is also available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Stockholders may also access the proxy statement at www.proxyvote.com using the Company number and proxy control number printed on their proxy cards. Stockholders will have an opportunity to ask questions regarding the proposals during the conference call. You may call (800) 860-2442 to enter the conference (international callers must dial (412) 858-4600), and an operator will monitor the call and set a queue for the questions.
A conference call replay will be available beginning two hours after the call and will be available through the date of the annual meeting, Thursday, August 8, 2013. To hear the replay, please dial (877) 344-7529 and use conference code 10029032. The call will also be available via webcast at www.gladstoneinvestment.com.
Gladstone Investment Corporation is an investment company that seeks to make debt and equity investments in small and mid-sized private businesses in the U.S. in connection with acquisitions, changes in control and recapitalizations. Gladstone Investment Corporation has paid 95 consecutive monthly cash distributions on its common stock.
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