Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (NYSE: DEX) (“DEX”) today announced that its acquisition of substantially all of the assets and certain of the liabilities of Delaware Investments Global Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: DGF) (“DGF”) was completed after the close of business on Friday, October 21, 2011. The acquisition of substantially all of the assets and certain of the liabilities of DGF in exchange for newly issued common shares of DEX (the “Transaction”) was approved by shareholders of each Fund at a Joint Special Meeting of Shareholders held on September 21, 2011, and was structured as a tax-free transaction. Relevant details as of the closing of the Transaction are as follows:
|Fund||NAV/share ($)||Conversion ratio|
|Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund||
|Delaware Investments Global Dividend and Income Fund, Inc.||
DEX will continue to trade and be listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol DEX. From this point forward, however, DGF will no longer trade or be listed on the NYSE, and DGF will be dissolved. In early 2012, former shareholders of DGF will receive Forms 1099 for the calendar year 2011 that will tell them how to report any Fund distributions for federal income tax purposes. Questions regarding the exchange of common shares in connection with the Transaction should be directed to DEX’s transfer agent, BNY Mellon Shareowner Services, by calling them at 800 851-9677, or you may write to them at 480 Washington Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07310.
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