Priority Income Fund Announces an 11.6% Annualized Cash Distribution Rate (on Class R Offering Price) Through “Bonus” and “Base” Common Shareholder Distributions for December 2023 through February 2024

December 1, 2023

NEW YORK,  December 4, 2023 /BusinessWire/ --Priority Income Fund, Inc. ("Priority Income Fund" or the "Fund") announced today that the Fund’s Board of Directors has declared a steady monthly cash “base” and a quarterly “bonus” common shareholder distribution for December. The Fund also announced a change from quarterly “bonus” distributions to monthly cash “bonus” common shareholder distributions beginningin January 2024.

The annualized total cash distribution is $1.38516 per share (11.6% annualizedrate for Class R and 12.4% annualized rate for Class I), for distributions with record dates between December 5, 2023 and February 5, 2024 based on the current Class R offering price of $11.96 per common share and the current Class I offering price of $11.15 per common share.

The cash “base” distribution will have monthly record dates and will be payable monthly to common stockholders of record at the close of business each month. These declared distributions equal a weekly cash amount of $0.02014 per share of common stock (or $0.26182 on a quarterly basis) as follows:


Monthly  Cash “Base” Shareholder Distribution           Record Date                      Payment Date                  Total Amount($ per share)

                       December 2023                                                  December 5, 2023                    December 26, 2023                           $0.10070

                        January 2024                                                       January 4, 2024                       January 29, 2024                                $0.08056

                       February 2024                                                      February 5, 2024                      February 26, 2024                              $0.08056

These distributions represent the 120th,121st, and 122nd consecutive monthly “base” distributions paid by the Fund at a rate that is greater or equal to this steady weekly distribution of $0.02014 per share of common stock.

The Fund's Board of Directors has also declared new monthly cash “bonus” distributions, as follows:

Quarterly Cash “Bonus” Shareholder  Distribution       Record Date                  Payment Date                      Amount ($ per share)

                       December 2023                                              December 5, 2023                 December 26, 2023                       $0.083750

                         January 2024                                                   January 4, 2024                      January 29, 2024                          $0.027917

                       February 2024                                                  February 5, 2024                     February 26, 2024                         $0.027917

The December cash “bonus” distribution represents the 39th quarterly “bonus” distribution that the Fund hasdeclared, and it is the second consecutive new monthly “bonus” common shareholder distribution.

The Fund has paid or declared cumulative cash distributions totaling $14.37 per commonshare since inception in January 2014 through February 2024.

The Fund is also pleased to announce the declaration of distributions on shares of the Fund’s 7.00% Series D Term Preferred Stock due 2029 (“Series D”), 6.625% Series F Term Preferred Stock due 2027 (“Series F”), 6.250% Series G Term Preferred Stock due 2026 (“Series G”), 6.000% Series H Term Preferred Stock due 2026 (“Series H”),6.125% Series I Term Preferred Stock due 2028 (“Series I”), 6.000% Series J Term Preferred Stock due 2028 (“Series J”), 7.000% Series K Cumulative Preferred Stock (“Series K”), and 6.375% Series L Term Preferred Stock due 2029(“Series L”).

                                            Ex-Dividend Date                 Record Date                            Payable Date                    Distribution per Share

  Series D                               December 15, 2023                   December 18, 2023              December 29, 2023                               $0.43750

  Series F                                December 15, 2023                  December 18, 2023               December 29, 2023                                $0.41406

  Series G                               December 15, 2023                  December 18, 2023                December 29, 2023                                $0.39063

  Series H                               December 15, 2023                  December 18, 2023                 December 29, 2023                                $0.37500

  Series I                                December 15, 2023                   December 18, 2023                 December 29, 2023                                 $0.38281

  Series J                               December 15, 2023                    December 18, 2023                     December 29, 2023                                    $0.37500

  Series K                               December 15, 2023                    December 18, 2023                     December 29, 2023                                   $0.43750

  Series L                               December 15, 2023                    December 18, 2023                     December 29, 2023                                   $0.39844


Distributions shall first be treated as a distribution of taxable investment company income undistributed from the prior year, and then treated as a distribution of taxable investment company income for the current year. This treatment will not affect tax reporting to shareholders.

About Priority IncomeFund
PriorityIncome Fund, Inc. is a registered closed-end fund that was created to acquire and grow an investment portfolio primarily consisting of senior secured loansor pools of senior secured loans known as collateralized loan obligations ("CLOs"). Such loans will generally have a floating interest rate and include a first lien on the assets of the respective borrowers, which typicallyare private and public companies based in the United States. The Fund is managed by Priority Senior Secured Income Management, LLC, which is led by ateam of investment professionals from the investment and operations team of Prospect Capital Management L.P.  Formore information, visit

About Prospect CapitalManagement L.P.
Prospect Capital Management L.P.(“Prospect”), headquartered in New York City, is an SEC-registered investment adviser that, along with its predecessors and affiliates, has more than 30-yearsof investing in and managing high-yielding debt and equity investments usingboth private partnerships and publicly traded closed-end structures. Prospect and its affiliates employ a team of approximately 100 professionals who focuson credit-oriented investments yielding attractive current income. Prospect, together with its affiliates, has $8.8 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2023. For more information, call (212) 448-0702 or visit

About Preferred CapitalSecurities, LLC
Preferred Capital Securities, LLC(“PCS”) serves as the dealer-manager for Priority Income Fund, Inc. and has been a member of FINRA/SIPC since 2015. Formed in 2013, PCS is a boutique investment banking firm that distributes real estate and credit investment products in private and public structures through broker dealers and registeredinvestment advisors. PCS has raised over $4.2 billion of capital as a wholesale distributor for various alternative investment strategies. For moreinformation, visit

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