CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Nuveen Municipal Credit Income Fund (NYSE: NZF) has successfully completed a $150.0 million private placement of MuniFund Preferred Shares (MFP), Series A with a “qualified institutional buyer”, as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933.
The Fund will use the net proceeds from the sale of the MuniFund Preferred Shares (MFP), Series A to redeem all of its outstanding 30,000 Institutional MuniFund Term Preferred Shares, Series 2017, and to maintain the Fund’s leveraged capital structure. This action is part of Nuveen’s ongoing leverage management process.
The MFP Series A shares were issued with terms establishing an initial Variable Rate Mode ending May 9, 2018, and a term redemption date of May 1, 2047. During the Variable Rate Mode the dividend will be set monthly based on a predetermined formula. The MFP Series A shares are preferred securities of the Fund and are senior, with priority in all respects, to the Fund's common shares in liquidation and as to payments of dividends.
No MFP shares have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act) or any state securities laws. Unless so registered, no MFP shares may be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities.
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:
Certain statements made or referenced in this release may be forward-looking statements. Actual future results or occurrences may differ significantly from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. These include, but are not limited to:
- market developments, including the successful sale of new preferred securities by the fund identified in this press release;
- legal and regulatory developments; and
- other additional risks and uncertainties.
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