Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC Announces Record Date for First Quarter 2008 Cash Dividend on Class A Shares


NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (the "Company") (NYSE: OZM) announced that its Board of Directors approved a record date of April 1, 2008 for a first quarter 2008 cash dividend on its Class A shares. The Company anticipates that the exact amount of and payment date for the dividend will be determined and announced during the second quarter of 2008.

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About Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group is one of the world's largest institutional alternative asset managers with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bangalore and Beijing. Och-Ziff's funds seek to deliver consistent, positive, risk-adjusted returns with a strong focus on risk management and capital preservation. Och-Ziff's multi-strategy approach combines global investment strategies, including merger arbitrage, convertible arbitrage, equity restructuring, credit and distressed credit investments, private equity and real estate. As of March 1, 2008, the Company had approximately $33.6 billion in assets under management for over 700 investor relationships. For more information, please visit www.ozcap.com .

SOURCE Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC

CONTACT: Investor Relations, Tina Madon, Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, +1-212-719-7381, tina.madon@ozcap.com; or Media Relations, Steve Bruce or Chuck Dohrenwend, both of The Abernathy MacGregor Group, for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, +1-212-371-5999