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Exhibit 4.3

 

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INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE

GLADSTONE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

THIS CERTIFICATE IS TRANSFERABLE IN

CANTON, MA, JERSEY CITY, NJ AND COLLEGE STATION, TX

CUSIP 376546 30 5

SEE REVERSE SIDE

FOR CERTAIN DEFINITIONS

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT

is the owner of

FULLY PAID AND NON-ASSESSABLE SHARES OF 6.75% SERIES B CUMULATIVE TERM PREFERRED STOCK DUE 2021 OF

GLADSTONE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

transferable on the books of the Corporation in person or by duly authorized Attorney upon surrender of this Certificate properly endorsed. This Certificate is not valid unless countersigned by the Transfer Agent and registered by the Registrar.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Corporation has caused this Certificate to be endorsed by the facsimile signatures of its duly authorized officers and to be sealed with the facsimile seal of the Corporation.

Dated:

Michael LiCalsi, Secretary

GLADSTONE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

CORPORATE

SEAL

2005

DELAWARE

David Gladstone, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Countersigned and Registered:

Computershare Inc.

By: Transfer Agent and Registrar

Authorized Signature


IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Corporation will furnish without charge to each stockholder who so requests a full statement of the designations and any preferences, conversion and other rights, voting powers, restrictions, limitations as to dividends and other distributions, qualifications, and terms and conditions of redemption of the stock of each class which the Corporation has authority to issue and, if the Corporation is authorized to issue any preferred or special class in series, (i) the differences in the relative rights and preferences between the shares of each series to the extent set and (ii) the authority of the Board of Directors to set such rights and preferences of subsequent series. Such request may be made to the Corporation or the Registrar and Transfer Agent.

The following abbreviations, when used in the inscription on the face of this certificate, shall be construed as though they were written out in full according to applicable laws or regulations:

 

TEN COM   -   as tenants in common
TEN ENT   -   as tenants by the entireties
JT TEN   -   as joint tenants with right of survivorship and not as tenants in common
UNIF GIFT MIN ACT-        Custodian    
   (Cust)     (Minor)
    under Uniform Gifts to Minors
    Act.  

 

  
    (State)   
 

 

Additional abbreviations may also be used though not in the above list.

 

For Value Received,   

 

   hereby sell, assign and transfer unto

 

PLEASE INSERT SOCIAL SECURITY OR OTHER

IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF ASSIGNEE

     

    

 

     

 

 

 

(PLEASE PRINT OR TYPEWRITE NAME AND ADDRESS, INCLUDING ZIP CODE, OF ASSIGNEE)

 

 

 

 

 

   Shares
of the capital stock represented by the within Certificate, and do hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint

 

 

   Attorney
to transfer the said stock on the books of the within named Corporation with full power of substitution in the premises.

 

Dated  

 

 

X  

 

  (owner sign here)

 

NOTICE:   THE SIGNATURE TO THIS ASSIGNMENT MUST CORRESPOND WITH THE NAME AS WRITTEN UPON THE FACE OF THE CERTIFICATE IN EVERY PARTICULAR, WITHOUT ALTERATION OR ENLARGEMENT, OR ANY CHANGE WHATEVER.

 

SIGNATURE(S) GUARANTEED:

 

THE SIGNATURE(S) SHOULD BE GUARANTEED BY AN ELIGIBLE GUARANTOR INSTITUTION (BANKS, STOCKBROKERS, SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS AND CREDIT UNIONS WITH MEMBERSHIP IN AN APPROVED SIGNATURE GUARANTEE MEDALLION PROGRAM), PURSUANT TO S.E.C. RULE 17Ad-15

 

Signature guaranteed by:   

 

 

 

 

Firm

 

 

   

 

City     State