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Tekla Life Sciences Investors Declares Stock Distribution

August 17, 2018

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018--On August 17, 2018, Tekla Life Sciences Investors declared a stock distribution of $0.40 per share. The record date for the stock distribution is August 28, 2018 and the payable date is September 28, 2018. The Fund will trade ex-distribution on August 27, 2018.

This stock distribution will automatically be paid in newly issued shares of the Fund unless otherwise instructed by the shareholder. The shares will be valued at the lower of the net asset value or market price on the pricing date, September 20, 2018. Fractional shares will generally be settled in cash, except for registered shareholders with book entry accounts at the transfer agent who will have whole and fractional shares added to their account.

Shareholders may request to be paid in cash instead of shares by responding to the bank, brokerage or nominee who holds the shares if the shares are in “street name” or by filling out an election card received from Computershare Investor Services shortly after the record date if the shares are in registered form. The bank, brokerage or nominee who holds the shares must advise the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) as to their full and fractional share requirements by September 19, 2018. Written notification for the election of cash instead of stock by registered shareholders must be received by Computershare Investor Services prior to September 19, 2018.

Tekla Life Sciences Investors (NYSE: HQL) is a closed-end fund that invests in public and private companies in the life sciences industry. Tekla Capital Management LLC, based in Boston, serves as Investment Adviser to the Fund. Shares of the Fund can be purchased on the New York Stock Exchange through any securities broker.

For additional information, please consult www.teklacap.com or call (877)-855-3434.

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CONTACT: Tekla Life Sciences Investors

877-855-3434

www.teklacap.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE

SOURCE: Tekla Life Sciences Investors

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