NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees for six Nuveen municipal closed-end funds approved three merger proposals. The mergers are subject to customary conditions, including shareholder approval. The mergers are intended to create larger funds with lower operating expenses and increased trading volume on the exchange for common shares.
More information on the proposed mergers will be contained in proxy materials expected to be filed in the coming weeks. The proposed fund mergers are as follows:
|Acquired Fund||Symbol||Acquiring Fund||Symbol|
Nuveen Texas Quality Municipal Income Fund
|NTX||Nuveen Quality Municipal Income Fund||NAD|
|Nuveen North Carolina Quality Municipal Income Fund||NNC||Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund||NEA|
|Nuveen Connecticut Quality Municipal Income Fund||NTC||Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Credit Income Fund||NVG|
If shareholders approve the reorganization, Nuveen Connecticut Quality Municipal Income Fund shareholders will receive a cash distribution prior to the closing of the reorganization of approximately 10% of net asset value per share.
For more general closed-end fund information and education, please visit Nuveen’s closed-end fund website.
Certain statements made herein 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;
• the ability to satisfy conditions to the proposed mergers; and
• other additional risks and uncertainties.
You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Nuveen and the closed-end funds managed by Nuveen Fund Advisers and Nuveen affiliates undertake no responsibility to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements.
The annual and semi-annual reports and other regulatory filings of Nuveen closed-end funds with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are accessible on the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov and on Nuveen’s web site at http://www.nuveen.com/cef and may discuss the above-mentioned or other factors that affect Nuveen closed-end funds. The information contained on the Nuveen website is not a part of this press release.
In connection with the merger proposals discussed herein, the funds expect to file with the SEC solicitation materials in the form of proxy statements and/or joint proxy statement/prospectuses that will be included in registration statements on Form N-14, as applicable. After each registration statement is filed with the SEC, it may be amended or withdrawn and the proxy statement and/or joint proxy statement/prospectus will not be distributed to shareholders unless and until the registration statement is declared effective by the SEC. Investors are urged to read the solicitation materials and any other relevant documents when they become available because they will contain important information about the merger proposals. After they are filed, free copies of the solicitation materials will be available on the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov.
This communication is for informational purposes only and is not a solicitation of a proxy from any fund shareholder and does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. No offer of securities will be made except pursuant to a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933. However, the funds, Nuveen Fund Advisers and certain of their respective directors/trustees, officers and affiliates may be deemed under the rules of the SEC to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders in connection with the merger proposals discussed herein. Information about the trustees and officers of the funds may be found in their respective annual reports previously filed with the SEC.
Fund shares are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of closed-end funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value.
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The information contained on the Nuveen website is not a part of this press release.