Two Nuveen Preferred Closed-End Funds Approve Policy and Name Changes

CHICAGO--()--The Fund Boards for the Nuveen Preferred Securities Income Fund (JPS) and the Nuveen Preferred Income Opportunities Fund (JPC) have approved policy and name changes outlined in the tables below. The proposed policy and name changes are anticipated to be effective on September 30, 2017.

The following name changes have been approved for JPS and JPC:

Fund   Current Name   Proposed/New Name
JPS Nuveen Preferred Securities Income Fund Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fund
JPC Nuveen Preferred Income Opportunities Fund Nuveen Preferred & Income Opportunities Fund

The funds’ investment strategies and day-to-day investment management will remain unchanged. In describing the funds’ investments, however, preferred securities will no longer be defined to include Contingent Capital Securities (CoCos). Instead, CoCos will be listed separately as a type of income producing security in which the funds invest.

Consequently, the policy descriptions will change for JPS and JPC as outlined in the table below:

Fund   Current Policy   Proposed/New Policy
JPS At least 80% of its Managed Assets in preferred securities. At least 80% of its Managed Assets in preferred and other income producing securities, including hybrid securities such as contingent capital securities.
JPC At least 80% of its managed assets in

preferred securities, and up to 20% opportunistically in other securities, primarily income-oriented securities such as corporate and taxable municipal debt and common equity.

At least 80% of its Managed Assets in preferred and other income producing securities, including hybrid securities such as contingent capital securities, and up to 20% opportunistically in other income-oriented securities such as corporate and taxable municipal debt and dividend paying common equity.

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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements made in this release are 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;
legal and regulatory developments; and
other additional risks and uncertainties.

Nuveen and the closed-end funds managed by Nuveen and its affiliates undertake no responsibility to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.

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Contacts

Nuveen
Kristyna Munoz
312-917-8343
kristyna.munoz@nuveen.com

Contacts

Nuveen
Kristyna Munoz
312-917-8343
kristyna.munoz@nuveen.com