TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. Announces Tax Treatment of 2015 Dividends

01/29/2016

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (NYSE:TPVG) (the “Company”), the leading financing provider to venture growth stage companies backed by a select group of venture capital firms in the technology, life sciences and other high growth industries, today announced the tax treatment of its 2015 dividend distributions to stockholders.

The information on distributions paid by the Company (CUSIP 89677Y100) for 2015 is set forth below.

                           
Per Share

% Return

% Ordinary % Capital % Non-

Record Date

Payment Date

Amount

of Capital

Income

Gains

Qualified

% Qualified

March 26, 2015 April 16, 2015 $0.36 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00%
May 29, 2015 June 16, 2015 $0.36 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00%
August 31, 2015 September 16, 2015 $0.36 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00%
November 30, 2015 December 16, 2015 $0.36 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00%
 

Distributions that were reinvested through the Company’s Dividend Reinvestment Plan are treated, for tax purposes, as if they had been paid in cash. Therefore, stockholders who participated in the Dividend Reinvestment Plan should also refer to the table above for appropriate tax treatment of 2015 distributions.

This information is being provided to assist stockholders with tax reporting requirements regarding distributions by the Company. Stockholders should consult their tax advisors for tax guidance pertinent to specific facts and circumstances. This information is not intended to constitute tax, legal, investment, or other professional advice.

About TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp.

The Company, the leading financing provider to venture growth stage companies backed by a select group of venture capital firms in the technology, life sciences and other high growth industries, is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. It was formed to expand the venture growth stage business segment of TriplePoint Capital LLC. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize its total return to stockholders primarily in the form of current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation by primarily lending with warrants to venture growth stage companies focused in technology, life sciences and other high growth industries backed by a select group of leading venture capital investors. More information is available at http://www.tpvg.com.

Source: TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp.

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