Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:SGL) today announced its distribution characteristics for the month of April 2016.

The following notice was sent to shareholders today:

Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc.c/o UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc.1285 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019


The purpose of this document is to provide you with information that is required to be sent to you as well as additional information that may be of interest to at least some investors.

On April 11, 2016, the Fund's Board of Directors declared a regular monthly distribution of $0.0680 per share. The distribution is payable on April 29, 2016 to shareholders of record as of April 21, 2016. The ex-distribution date was April 19, 2016.

The Fund adopted a managed distribution policy ("Policy") in May 1998. Pursuant to the Policy as in effect from June 2014 through May 2015, the Fund made regular monthly distributions at an annualized rate equal to 5% of the Fund's net asset value, determined as of the last day on which the New York Stock Exchange was open for trading during the first week of a month. Pursuant to the Policy with respect to distributions paid from June 2011 through the monthly distribution for May 2014, the annualized rate had been 6%. Consistent with the Policy, the monthly distribution in any given month may have been comprised of a combination of net investment income, capital gains, and/or a return of capital.

As announced in a press release issued on May 20, 2015, the annualized rate of the Fund's monthly distribution was increased from 5% to 9%, effective with the June 2015 monthly distribution. The Fund's Board maintained the 9% annualized distribution rate for the month of April 2016. As discussed in a press release dated April 1, 2016, the Fund is in the process of being liquidated and expects to make a final liquidating distribution to shareholders by May 25, 2016.

To the extent that the aggregate amount distributed by the Fund under the Policy exceeds its current and accumulated earnings and profits, which is an expected result of the increase discussed above, the amount of that excess would constitute a return of capital or net realized capital gains for tax purposes. A return of capital may occur, for example, when some or all of the money that shareholders invested in the Fund is deemed to be paid back to them. A return of capital distribution does not reflect the Fund's investment performance and should not be confused with "yield" or "income." Of course, if the Fund's earnings and profits in any fiscal year should exceed the aggregate amount distributed under the Policy, no return of capital to the Fund's shareholders would occur, and the Fund would make an additional distribution in the amount of that excess near the end of the fiscal year.

During the current fiscal year which is expected to end upon the liquidation of the Fund, the Fund has made five (5) regular monthly distributions from December 1, 2015 to April 29, 2016, which in aggregate equal $0.3398 per share. The sources of the regular distributions paid during the month and current fiscal year are estimated as follows:
Estimated source of regular monthly distributions
Estimated allocations
    Distributions   Net investment income  

Net realized short-termcapital gains

Net realized long-term capital gains
  Return of capital

  $0.0680   $0.0169 (25%)   $0 (0%)   $0 (0%)   $0.0511 (75%)
YTD*   $0.3398   $0.1525 (45%)   $0 (0%)   $0 (0%)   $0.1873 (55%)

* Fiscal year-to-date.

The Fund periodically issues notices to shareholders and press releases estimating the source characteristics of its monthly distributions. The amounts and sources reported in these materials are only estimates and are not being provided for tax reporting purposes. The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for accounting and tax reporting purposes will depend upon the Fund's investment experience during its entire fiscal year and may be subject to retroactive changes based on tax regulations. The Fund sends shareholders a Form 1099-DIV (or a financial intermediary should provide a shareholder with similar information) that will tell shareholders how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.

If you chose to receive your distributions in cash, a check should have been sent to you or a credit should have been made on your financial intermediary or Fund account statement. If you chose to reinvest your distributions, that statement (or a subsequent one) should indicate the additional shares purchased for your account in full and fractional shares of the Fund's common stock.

You should not draw any conclusions about the investment performance of the Fund's portfolio from the amount of the monthly distribution or from the terms of the Fund's Policy.

For more information about the Fund, please contact: UBS Asset Management Closed-End Funds Desk, 888-793 8637.

Please find below additional information regarding the Fund's performance. Please note that this information is primarily based on the Fund's net asset value based performance, not its market price based performance. Market price based performance for various periods is included in the Fund's most recent report to shareholders and is different.
Fund performance and distribution rate information        
Fiscal year-to-date 12/1/2015 to 3/31/2016        
Year-to-date Cumulative Net Asset Value Return 1 1.16%
Cumulative Distribution Rate 2 3.00%
Preceding five-year period 4/1/2011 to 3/31/2016        
5 Years Average Annual Total Net Asset Value Return 1 1.98%
Average Annual Distribution Rate 3 7.05%
Current Annualized Distribution Rate 4       9.02%
1   The Fund's net asset value ("NAV") returns assume, for illustration only, that dividends and other distributions, if any, were reinvested at the NAV on the payable dates.
2 Cumulative Distribution Rate for the Fund's fiscal period (December 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016) measured on the dollar value of distributions in the year-to-date period as a percentage of the Fund's NAV as of March 31, 2016.
3 Average Annual Distribution Rate is the simple arithmetic average of the Annual Distribution Rates for the preceding five-year period. The Annual Distribution Rates are calculated by taking the total distributions paid during the period divided by average daily NAV for the period.
4 The Current Annualized Distribution Rate is the monthly distribution rate annualized as a percentage of the Fund's NAV as of March 31, 2016.

Please refer to the chart below for information about the Fund's historical NAVs, change in NAVs, total returns, and distributions paid. Performance data assumes reinvestment of distributions. Please note that the table below reflects the characterization of distributions on an accounting basis for a Fund's fiscal year-end period, which may or may not match the amounts reported to a shareholder on a tax basis in a tax Form 1099 to shareholders given (1) the differences between the periods measured and (2) accounting/tax reporting differences. (More information regarding accounting/tax reporting differences may be found in the notes to the financial statements included in the Fund's shareholder reports.)

Fiscal year ending Nov 30

Average daily NAV for period

End of period NAV per share

Change in NAV

Total returns

Distribution rate 2

Net investment income distributions paid

Short-term distributions paid

Long-term distributions paid

Return of capital

Total distributions paid
Nov-11   $11.58   $11.36   -6.27%   8.93%   15.31%   1.2584   0.3413   0.1728   -   1.7725
Nov-12   $11.34   $11.70   2.99%   12.13%   8.54%   0.4610   0.1923   0.3154   -   0.9687
Nov-13   $11.02   $10.41   -11.03%   -4.56%   7.06%   0.3169   -   0.1185   0.3430   0.7784
Nov-14   $10.49   $10.19   -2.11%   3.42%   5.50%   0.4587   -   -   0.1184   0.5771
Nov-15   $9.74   $9.22   -9.52%   -2.93%   6.97%   0.1951           0.4836   0.6787

Mar-16 1
  $9.01   $9.05   -1.84%   1.16%   3.02%   -   -   -   -   0.2718
Since Inception (February 3, 1992) Annualized Total Return: 7.38%

Figures are fiscal year to date, December 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016, and this period's final distribution characterization will not be completed until after the liquidation of the Fund.
2 Distribution rate calculated by taking the total distributions paid within the period divided by average daily NAV for the period.

Any performance information reflects the deduction of the Fund's fees and expenses, as indicated in its shareholder reports, such as investment advisory and administration fees, custody fees, exchange listing fees, etc. It does not reflect any transaction charges that a shareholder may incur when (s)he buys or sells shares (e.g., a shareholder's brokerage commissions).

Important Note: As discussed in a press release dated April 1, 2016, the Fund is in the process of being liquidated and expects to make a final liquidating distribution to shareholders by May 25, 2016.

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