Sierra Total Return Fund Announces Q4 2017 Distribution

November 20, 2017 6:38 PM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sierra Total Return Fund (“Sierra” or the “Fund”) today announced that its Board of Trustees declared a fourth quarter distribution of $0.3277 per share on November 15, 2017. Stockholders of record as of November 21, 2017 will be entitled to receive the distribution which will be paid on December 15, 2017.

About Sierra Total Return Fund

Sierra is a Delaware statutory trust registered under the Investment Act of 1940 as a continuously offered, non-diversified, closed-end investment management company that operates as an interval fund. Sierra’s investment objective is to seek total return through a combination of current income and long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of debt securities and equities. Sierra is externally managed by STRF Advisors LLC, which is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. For additional information, please visit Sierra Total Return Fund’s website at

About STRF Advisors LLC

STRF Advisors LLC is an affiliate of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY, “Medley”). Medley is an alternative asset management firm offering yield solutions to retail and institutional investors. Medley’s national direct origination franchise, with over 85 people, is a premier provider of capital to the middle market in the U.S. As of September 30, 2017, Medley has over $5 billion of assets under management in two business development companies, Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) and Sierra Income Corporation, a credit interval fund, Sierra Total Return Fund (NASDAQ: SRNTX) and several private investment vehicles. Over the past 15 years, Medley has provided capital to over 400 companies across 35 industries in North America1. For additional information, please visit Medley Management Inc. at

Medley LLC, the operating company of Medley Management Inc., has outstanding bonds which trade on the NYSE under the symbol (NYSE: MDLX) and (NYSE: MDLQ). Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) has outstanding bonds which trade on the NYSE under the symbols (NYSE: MCV) and (NYSE: MCX).

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws and regulations. These forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as "anticipate," "believe," "continue," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "predict," "project," "should," "will" and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions and forecasts of future results. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated at the time the forward-looking statements are made. Although Sierra believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that the expectations will be attained or that any deviation will not be material. Sierra undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement contained herein to conform the statement to actual results or changes in Sierra’s expectations.

This is not an offer or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Sierra Total Return Fund. Such an offer can be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the prospectus can be obtained by visiting This is a speculative security and as such, involves a high degree of risk.

1 Medley Management Inc. is the parent company of Medley LLC and several registered investment advisors (collectively, ”Medley”). Assets under management refers to assets of our funds, which represents the sum of the net asset value of such funds, the drawn and undrawn debt (at the fund level, including amounts subject to restrictions) and uncalled committed capital (including commitments to funds that have yet to commence their investment periods). Assets under management are as of September 30, 2017.

for Sierra Total Return Fund

Investor Relations Contact:

Medley Management Inc.

Sam Anderson, 212-759-0777

Head of Capital Markets & Risk


Media Contact:

Teneo Holdings LLC

Erin Clark, 646-214-8355

Source: Sierra Total Return Fund


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