Hercules Technology Growth Capital Begins Trading on New York Stock Exchange

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC), a leader in customized debt financing for entrepreneurial venture capital and private equity-backed companies in technology-related markets including cleantech and life science, today announced that its common stock continues to be listed under its historical ticker symbol “HTGC” on the NYSE.

“The NYSE is an expansive and vibrant marketplace that includes many of the world’s leading companies in critical growth industries. We are proud to take our place with them," said Manuel A. Henriquez, Hercules’ co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer. “We are committed to increasing value for our shareholders and believe the NYSE is the premier exchange for us to continue these efforts given its global reach, visibility, and superior execution.”

“Hercules Technology Growth Capital has helped start-up and established enterprises grow, innovate and succeed, and we welcome the opportunity to contribute to the company’s growth and success,” said Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO, NYSE Euronext. “We are pleased to add yet another Silicon Valley leader to the NYSE listed company community. We believe Hercules and its stakeholders will benefit greatly from our global brand, superior market quality and liquidity, and commitment to innovation and collaboration."

About Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.:

Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC), is a NYSE traded specialty finance firm providing customized loans to public and private technology-related companies, including clean technology, life science and select lower middle market technology companies at all stages of development. Since inception, Hercules has committed more than $2.7 billion to over 190 companies and is the lender of choice for entrepreneurs, venture capital and private equity firms seeking ideal, customized growth capital financing at all stages of a company’s development to accelerate business growth and reach the next critical milestone.

Companies interested in learning more about financing opportunities should contact info@htgc.com, or call 650.289.3060.

Forward-Looking Statements:

The statements contained in this release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements including, without limitation, the risks, uncertainties, including the uncertainties surrounding the current market turbulence, and other factors we identify from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe that the assumptions on which these forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, any of those assumptions could prove to be inaccurate and, as a result, the forward-looking statements based on those assumptions also could be incorrect. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made as of the date hereof, and Hercules assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements for subsequent events.

Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.
Main, 650-289-3060 HT-HN
Sally Borg, 650-289-3066
Schwartz MSL
Merrill Freund or Britt Gottlieb, 415-512-0770

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