Hambrecht & Quist Capital Management LLC Announces Name Change

Hambrecht & Quist Capital Management LLC announced today that it has changed its name to Tekla Capital Management LLC (“TCM”). TCM will continue as the Adviser to H&Q Healthcare Investors and H&Q Life Sciences Investors.

H&Q Healthcare Investors (NYSE: HQH) is a closed-end fund that invests in public and private companies in the healthcare 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.

H&Q 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 (617) 772-8500.

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