CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Nuveen California AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: NKX) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission notice of intention to redeem the Series 2018 Institutional MuniFund Term Preferred (iMTP Series 2018) shares and the Series 5 Variable Rate Demand Preferred (VRDP Series 5) shares. The iMTP Series 2018 redemption price will be the $5,000 liquidation preference per share, plus an additional amount representing the final accumulated distribution amounts owed. The VRDP Series 5 redemption price will be the $100,000 liquidation preference per share, plus an additional amount representing the final accumulated distribution amounts owed. The fund expects to finance the iMTP Series 2018 and the VRDP Series 5 share redemptions with the proceeds of newly issued preferred shares and the redemptions are contingent upon the completion of all aspects of such preferred share placement by the fund, which may not occur as planned. Official notification of the redemption will be delivered to iMTP and VRDP shareholders at a later date through The Depository Trust Company (DTC).
The anticipated date of redemption of the outstanding iMTP Series 2018 and VRDP Series 5 shares are as follows:
|Fund & Common Share Symbol||
|Nuveen California AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NKX)||iMTP||7,200||670651884||November 9, 2017|
|Nuveen California AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NKX)||VRDP||1,044||670651702||November 9, 2017|
The address of the calculation and paying agent, The Bank of New York Mellon, is 101 Barclay Street, Floor 7E, New York, New York 10286
The fund intends to offer the new preferred shares to qualified institutional buyers (as defined in Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act) in a private offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act.
No preferred shares, including iMTP shares and VRDP shares, have been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws. Unless so registered, no preferred 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 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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