Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: SGL) today announced that Dr. Federico Kaune has joined the portfolio management team for the Fund. Dr. Kaune joined UBS Global Asset Management (Americas) Inc. ("UBS Global AM"), the Fund's investment advisor, earlier this week as Head of Emerging Markets Debt. The team primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund now consists of the following portfolio managers: Scott Dolan, John Dugenske, Craig Ellinger, Brian Fehrenbach and Federico Kaune.

The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking a high level of current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective through investments in US and foreign debt securities.

"Emerging markets debt is an exciting and rapidly developing area of the fixed income markets, with an increasing opportunity set," said John Dugenske, Global Head of Fixed Income for UBS Global AM. "Having Federico join our Emerging Markets Debt team will help ensure we are best positioned in this dynamic environment."

Working with several members of UBS Global AM's existing team of seasoned investors, Dr. Kaune is expected to bring extensive macroeconomic, investment and leadership experience to the firm.

Dr. Kaune has significant, broad financial markets experience, including more than 20 years of global macroeconomic analysis experience and more than 13 years as a fixed income investor with particular focus on emerging economies. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

He joins UBS Global AM from Baffin Advisors, where he was Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to this, from 2002 to 2014, he held various roles at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM), including five years as Co-Head of Emerging Markets Debt and Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for managing both hard and local currency emerging markets debt portfolios. Before joining MSIM, Dr. Kaune was Senior Andean Economist at Goldman Sachs for five years and prior to that served as an Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C.

Investing in the Fund entails specific risks, such as interest rate, credit and the risks associated with investing in the securities of non-US issuers, including those located in emerging market countries. The value of the Fund's investments in foreign securities may fall due to adverse political, social and economic developments abroad and due to decreases in foreign currency values relative to the US dollar. Further detailed information regarding the Fund, including a discussion of principal objectives, principal investment strategies and principal risks, may be found in the fund overview located at http://www.ubs.com/closedendfundsinfo . You may also request copies of the fund overview by calling the Closed-End Funds Desk at 888-793 8637.

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