/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cushing MLP Total Return Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: SRV) today announced it has closed a public offering of 4,600,000 common shares, including 600,000 common shares sold to the underwriters pursuant to their option to purchase additional common shares, at a price of
per share. Net proceeds from the offering of approximately
will be used to make additional portfolio investments that are consistent with the Fund's investment objective and for general corporate purposes.
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (AMEX: LTS), acted as sole book-running manager for the offering. Maxim Group LLC and National Securities Corporation acted as co-managing underwriters for the offering.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy the securities described herein, 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. A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with, and has been declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission.
bout The Cushing MLP Total Return Fund
The Cushing MLP Total Return Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to obtain a high after-tax total return from a combination of capital appreciation and current income. No assurance can be given that the Fund's investment objective will be achieved. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in MLP investments.
The Fund is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SRV." The Fund