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XAI Octagon Floating Rate & Alternative Income Term Trust Increases its Monthly Distribution to $0.073 per Share

May 1, 2019, Chicago – XAI Octagon Floating Rate & Alternative Income Term Trust (“XFLT” or the “Trust”) has declared its regular monthly distribution of $0.073 per share on the Trust’s common shares, payable on June 3, 2019 to common shareholders of record as of May 15, 2019, as noted below. The amount of the distribution represents a 5.8% increase from the previous month’s distribution amount of $0.069 per share.

The following dates apply to today’s monthly distribution declaration:

Ex-Dividend Date May 14, 2019
Record Date May 15, 2019
Payable Date June 3, 2019
Amount $0.073 per common share
Change from Previous Month 5.8% increase

Distributions on common shares are generally paid from net investment income (regular interest and dividends) and may also include capital gains and/or a return of capital. The specific tax characteristics of the distributions will be reported to the Trust’s common shareholders on Form 1099 after the end of the 2019 calendar year. For further information regarding the Trust’s distributions, please visit www.xainvestments.com.

The Trust’s common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “XFLT.”

About XA Investments
XAI is a Chicago-based firm founded by XMS Capital Partners in April, 2016. XAI believes that the investing public can benefit from new vehicles to access a broad range of alternative investment strategies and managers. XAI provides individual investors with access to institutional-caliber alternative managers. It will partner with established asset managers with proven capabilities in alternative credit, private debt and select hedge fund strategies.

About XMS Capital Partners
XMS Capital Partners, established in 2006, is a global, independent, financial services firm providing M&A, corporate advisory and asset management services to clients. It has offices in Chicago, Boston, London and Dublin. For more information, please visit www.xmscapital.com.

About Octagon Credit Investors
Octagon is a 20+ year old, below-investment grade corporate credit investment adviser based in New York with approximately $22.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019. Octagon focuses on leveraged loans, high yield bonds and structured credit. Through fundamental credit analysis and active portfolio management, Octagon’s investment team identifies attractive relative value opportunities across below-investment grade asset classes, sectors and issuers. Octagon’s investment philosophy and methodology encourage and rely upon dynamic internal communication to manage portfolio risk. Over its history, the firm has applied a disciplined, repeatable and scalable approach in its effort to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns to its investors. For more information, please visit www.octagoncredit.com.

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XAI does not provide tax advice; consult a professional tax advisor regarding your specific tax situation. Income may be subject to state and local taxes, as well as the federal alternative minimum tax.

Investors should consider the investment objectives and policies, risk considerations, charges and expenses of the Trust carefully before investing. For more information on the Trust, please visit the Trust’s webpage at www.xainvestments.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction.

NOT FDIC INSURED        NO BANK GUARANTEE        MAY LOSE VALUE

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