Cleco Corp. : Cleco to hold its Annual Shareholders' Meeting

         Cleco Corp. : Cleco to hold its Annual Shareholders' Meeting

PINEVILLE, La., April 18, 2013 - Cleco Corporation (NYSE: CNL) will hold its
Annual Shareholders' Meeting Friday, April 26, at 9 a.m. Central time. The
meeting will take place at the Country Inn & Suites Pineville Convention
Center at 2727 Monroe Highway, Pineville, La. 

Cleco will post a copy of the presentation to its website before 9 a.m.
Central time the day of the meeting. Investors and other interested parties
can access the presentation at 

Cleco Corporation is a regional energy company headquartered in Pineville, La.
It owns a regulated electric utility company, Cleco Power LLC, which owns and
operates nine generating units with a total nameplate generating capacity
of2,565 megawatts. Cleco Power serves approximately 283,000customers in
Louisiana through its retail business. In addition, it serves 10 communities
across Louisiana and Mississippi through wholesale power contracts. Cleco
Corporation also owns a wholesale energy business, Cleco Midstream Resources
LLC, which has twonatural gas-firedgenerating units with a total nameplate
capacity of 775 megawatts. For more information about Cleco, visit

Analyst & Investor Contact:
Tom Miller
(318) 484-7642

Media Contact
Robbyn Cooper
(318) 484-7136



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