General Finance Corporation Declares Dividend Of $1.875 Per Share On Its 9.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock

PASADENA, Calif., July 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Finance Corporation (Nasdaq:GFN), the parent company of businesses in the mobile storage, modular space and liquid containment industries (the "Company"), announced today that in accordance with the terms of its 9.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock (Nasdaq:GFNCP) (the "Series C Preferred Stock"), the Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $1.875 per share. The dividend is the first dividend being paid by the Company on its Series C Preferred Stock and is payable with respect to the partial period commencing on May 17, 2013, the date of original issuance of the Series C Preferred Stock, and ending on July 30, 2013. This dividend is payable on July 31, 2013 to preferred stockholders of record as of July 30, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of July 26, 2013.

About General Finance Corporation

Headquartered in Pasadena, California, General Finance Corporation (Nasdaq: GFN) ( www.generalfinance.com ) is the parent company of businesses in the mobile storage, modular space and liquid containment ("portable services") industries. Management's expertise in these sectors drives disciplined growth strategies, operational guidance, effective capital allocation and capital markets support for the Company's subsidiaries. The Company's principal operating subsidiaries are majority-owned Royal Wolf Holdings Limited ( www.royalwolf.com.au ), the leading provider of portable storage solutions in the Asia-Pacific regions of Australia and New Zealand, wholly-owned Pac-Van, Inc. ( www.pacvan.com ), a prominent regional provider of portable storage, office and liquid storage tank containers, mobile offices and modular buildings in North America, and 90%-owned Southern Frac, LLC ( www.southernfrac.com), a domestic manufacturer of portable liquid storage tank containers.   Royal Wolf's shares trade on the Australian Securities Exchange under the symbol RWH.
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