Tri-Continental Corporation Announces Record and Meeting Dates for 87th Annual Meeting of Stockholders

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tri-Continental Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NYSE: TY) today
announced that it will hold its 87th Annual Meeting of
Stockholders on April 19, 2017 (the “Meeting”) in Minneapolis, MN. The
close of business on February 28, 2017 has been fixed by the
Corporation’s Board of Directors (the Board) as the record date for the
determination of Stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the
Meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof. This, the proxy
proposal(s), and other information relating to the Meeting, including
additional details of the Meeting place and time, will be described in a
notice of meeting and proxy statement that the Corporation intends to
file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges,
and expenses of the Corporation carefully before investing. A prospectus
containing information about the Corporation (including its investment
objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other information about the
Corporation) may be obtained by contacting your financial advisor or
visiting
www.columbiathreadneedleus.com.
The prospectus should be read carefully before investing in the
Corporation. For more information, please call 1-800-345-6611 or visit
columbiathreadneedleus.com.

Investment products are not federally or FDIC-insured, are not deposits
or obligations of, or guaranteed by any financial institution, and
involve investment risks including possible loss of principal and
fluctuation in value.

Tri-Continental Corporation is managed by Columbia Management Investment
Advisers, LLC. This material is distributed by Columbia Management
Investment Distributors, Inc., member FINRA.

© 2017 Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Contacts

For Tri-Continental Corporation
Stockholder contact:
Kevin
Howley, 617-385-9517
kevin.howley@columbiathreadneedle.com
or
Media
contact:
Elizabeth Kennedy, 617-897-9394
liz.kennedy@ampf.com