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Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Adopts New Preferred Stock Repurchase Program

GREENWICH, CT--(Marketwired - Mar 21, 2016) - Oxford Lane Capital Corp. ("Oxford Lane" or "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) (NASDAQ: OXLCO) (NASDAQ: OXLCN) announced today that the Company's board of directors has authorized a new program for the purpose of repurchasing up to $25 million worth of the outstanding shares of the Company's 7.50% Series 2023 Term Preferred Stock and up to $25 million worth of the outstanding shares of the Company's 8.125% Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock (collectively, the "Preferred Stock"). Under this new repurchase program, the Company may, but is not obligated to, repurchase its outstanding Preferred Stock in the open market from time to time through August 1, 2016. The Preferred Stock repurchase program that was previously announced on December 2, 2015, pursuant to which the Company repurchased an aggregate of approximately $28.6 million of Preferred Stock, has been terminated.

About Oxford Lane Capital Corp.

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. is a publicly traded registered closed-end management investment company. Our investment objective is to maximize our portfolio's risk-adjusted total return by purchasing portions of equity and junior debt tranches of collateralized loan obligation ("CLO") vehicles. Structurally, CLO vehicles are entities formed to originate and manage a portfolio of loans. The CLO vehicles which we focus on are collateralized primarily by senior secured loans made to companies whose debt is unrated or is rated below investment grade. Our investment strategy also includes warehouse facilities, which are financing structures intended to aggregate loans that may be used to form the basis of a CLO vehicle.

Forward-Looking Statements

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