Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund Declares Monthly Cash Distribution

BOSTON, MA, December 9, 2015 -- On December 9, 2015, Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund declared its monthly cash distribution and its distribution to satisfy annual distribution requirements in the aggregate amount of $0.4149 per share.  The record date for the monthly cash distribution is December 21, 2015 and the payable date is December 31, 2015.  The Fund will trade ex-distribution on December 17, 2015.

Note that only participants in the Fund’s Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan (“DRIP”) will have cash distributions automatically reinvested in shares of the Fund.

Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE: THQ) is a closed-end fund that invests in companies in the healthcare industry. Tekla Capital Management LLC, based in Boston, serves as Investment Adviser to the Fund. Shares of the Fund can be purchased on the New York Stock Exchange through any securities broker.

Information regarding the Fund and Tekla Capital Management LLC can be found at www.teklacap.com.

Destra Capital Investments is the Fund’s marketing and investor support services agent. Please contact Destra Capital Investments at THQ@destracapital.com or call (877)855-3434 if you have any questions regarding THQ.