CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: NEA) has completed the issuance of Series B and Series C MuniFund Preferred Shares (MFP Series B and Series C Shares) in privately negotiated exchanges with qualified institutional buyers, as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act). The corresponding amounts of newly issued MFP Series B and Series C Shares are as follows:
|Fund||Common Share Ticker||Preferred Series||Preferred Amount||Number of Preferred Shares|
Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund
|Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund||NEA||Series C||$238,000,000||2,380|
Through the transactions, NEA refinanced its existing $535.0 million of Series 2018 Variable Rate MuniFund Term Preferred Shares and its existing $238.0 million of Series 2019 Variable Rate MuniFund Term Preferred Shares.
The MFP Series B and Series C Shares of the Fund were issued with terms establishing an initial Variable Rate Mode and a term redemption date of March 2, 2028. During the Variable Rate Mode, the dividend rate will be set periodically based on a predetermined formula, subject to adjustment of the terms from time to time by agreement of the Fund and the shareholders of the applicable series. The MFP Series B and Series C 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 Series B or Series C Shares have been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws. Unless so registered, no MFP Series B or Series C 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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