Ameritrans Capital Corporation Declares
Dividend on 9 3/8% Cumulative Preferred Stock
April 12, 2010 11:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--On April 9, 2010, the Board of Directors of Ameritrans Capital
Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTC, AMTCP) declared a dividend of $0.28125 per share on its 9 3/8% Cumulative
Participating Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Preferred Stock”) for the quarterly period commencing January 1,
2010 and ending March 31, 2010. The dividend is payable to holders of Preferred Stock of record as of April 22,
2010 and will be paid as soon as practicable thereafter.
Ameritrans Capital Corporation is an internally managed, closed-end investment company that has elected to be
regulated as a business development company (BDC) under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
Ameritrans originates, structures and manages a portfolio of secured business loans and selected equity securities.
Ameritrans' wholly owned subsidiary Elk Associates Funding Corporation was licensed by the United States Small
Business Administration as a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) in 1980.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those presently anticipated or projected. Ameritrans Capital Corporation cautions investors not
to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as to management's expectations on this
Ameritrans Capital Corporation
Michael Feinsod, 212-355-2449