Full Year 2010 Results

For the year ended December 31, 2010, total investment income was $36.0 million, compared to total investment income of $27.8 million for the year ended December 31, 2009, representing an increase of 29.6%. Total investment income in 2010 consisted of $35.7 million of loan interest, fee, dividend income and PIK interest income and $0.3 million of interest income from cash on hand. Total investment income in 2009 consisted of $27.2 million of loan interest, fee, dividend income and PIK interest income and $0.6 million of interest income from cash on hand.  During 2010, the Company's total investment income was primarily impacted by new investments funded during the year which totaled approximately $173.6 million. 

Net investment income for 2010 was $20.1 million, compared to net investment income of $14.0 million during 2009, representing an increase of 43.4%. Net investment income per share during 2010 was $1.58, based on the Company's weighted average shares outstanding during the year of 12.8 million, compared to $1.63 per share during 2009.

For the year ended December 31, 2010, Triangle recorded net unrealized appreciation of investments, net of income taxes, in the amount of $10.9 million and a net realized loss on investments of $5.5 million, for a total net gain on investments of approximately $5.5 million. As a result of these events, the Company's net increase in net assets resulting from operations during the year ended December 31, 2010 was $25.4 million as compared to $4.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2009. The Company's net increase in net assets resulting from operations was $1.99 per share during 2010, based on the Company's weighted average shares outstanding during the year of 12.8 million, compared to $0.47 per share in 2009.

The Company's net asset value per share at December 31, 2010, was $12.09, based on total shares outstanding at December 31, 2010, of 14.9 million, as compared to the Company's net asset value per share at December 31, 2009 of $11.03. As of December 31, 2010, the Company's weighted average yield on all of its outstanding debt investments (other than non-accrual debt investments) was approximately 15.1%, compared to 14.7% at December 31, 2009.

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