Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

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Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

Registrant is furnishing as Exhibit 99.1 the attached Press Release for Tri-Continental Corporation. The Press Release provides a clarification to certain information announced in a press release issued on November24, 2017 in connection with Registrant’s fourth-quarter distribution (the “original press release”). The original press release did not specifically note that the capital gain distribution, being a special distribution, will be paid in stock, unless the stockholder elects to receive such distribution as follows:75% in shares and 25% in cash, 50% in shares and 50% in cash, or 50% in cash. This clarification has been added to the attached Press Release. Other than the foregoing, there are no other changes to the information contained in the original press release.

SECTION 9 — FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

Item 7.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Registrant is furnishing as Exhibit 99.1 the attached Press Release for Tri-Continental Corporation.

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Exhibit Index

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99.1 Press Release

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TRI-CONTINENTAL CORP Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 d507122dex991.htm EX-99.1 EX-99.1 Stockholder contact:       Kevin Howley 617-385-9517 [email protected] Media contact:       Elizabeth Kennedy 617-897-9394 [email protected] TRI-CONTINENTAL CORPORATION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT FOURTH QUARTER CAPITAL GAIN DISTRIBUTION BOSTON,…
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About Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY)

Tri-Continental Corporation (the Fund) is a United States-based diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s objective is to produce future growth of both capital and income while providing reasonable current incomes. The Fund’s permissible investments include preferred and common stocks, convertible securities, including convertible preferred stocks and convertible bonds, debt securities, repurchase agreements, derivatives, including options, futures contracts and equity-linked notes, illiquid securities and securities of foreign issuers, including emerging markets issuers. The Fund invests in various sectors, which include consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financials, healthcare, industrials, information technology, materials, telecommunication services and utilities. The Fund’s manager is Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC.

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