SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors With Losses Over $100,000 In Prospect Capital Corporation To Contact The Firm Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit

The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Prospect Capital Corporation (“Prospect” or the “Company”) (NasdaqGS: PSEC) securities during the period between September 14, 2009 and May 6, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”), and informs investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation that they have until July 28, 2014 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff.

If you have suffered a loss from investment in Prospect securities purchased on or after September 14, 2009 and held through the revelation of negative information on May 6, 2014, as described below, and would like to learn more about this lawsuit and your ability to participate as a lead plaintiff, without cost or obligation to you, please visit our website at http://www.browerpiven.com/currentsecuritiescases.html. You may also request more information by contacting Brower Piven either by email at hoffman@browerpiven.com or by telephone at (410) 415-6616.

No class has yet been certified in the above action. Members of the Class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff. If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the Class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff no later than July 28, 2014 and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement and how much of a settlement to accept for the Class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in Company units during the Class Period.

The complaint accuses the defendants of violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by virtue of the defendants’ failure to disclose during the Class Period that the Company’s reported investment income and financial results were misstated because certain of Prospect’s wholly owned companies were investment companies (including holding companies which should have been treated as investment companies) for accounting purposes that were required to be consolidated by the Company.

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