NCV, NCZ, NIE, NGZ, NAI, NFJ, PCM, PCN, PTY, PDI, PGP, PHK, PKO, PFL, PFN, RCS, PCQ, PCK, PZC, PMF, PML, PMX, PNF, PNI And PYN Announce New Transfer Agent And Amended Dividend Reinvestment Plan
The Boards of Trustees of AGIC Convertible & Income Fund (NYSE:NCV), AGIC Convertible & Income Fund II (NYSE:NCZ), AGIC Equity & Convertible Income Fund (NYSE:NIE), AGIC Global Equity & Convertible Income Fund (NYSE:NGZ), AGIC International & Premium Strategy Fund (NYSE:NAI), NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund (NYSE:NFJ), PCM Fund Inc. (NYSE:PCM), PIMCO Corporate & Income Strategy Fund (NYSE:PCN), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY), PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund (NYSE:PDI), PIMCO Global StocksPLUS & Income Fund (NYSE:PGP), PIMCO High Income Fund (NYSE:PHK), PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PKO), PIMCO Income Strategy Fund (NYSE:PFL), PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II (NYSE:PFN), PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund Inc. (NYSE:RCS), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:PCQ), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PCK), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE:PZC), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:PMF), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PML), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE:PMX), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:PNF), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PNI) and PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE:PYN) (collectively, the “Funds”) announced today that they have approved a new transfer agent for the Funds, as well as, certain amendments to the Funds’ Dividend Reinvestment Plan (the “Plan”).
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (“AST”) will become the transfer agent for the Funds, effective as of September 17, 2012 (the “Effective Date”). The amended Plan and AST’s role as transfer agent for Participants under the Plan will also commence as of the Effective Date. Participants are not required to re-enroll in the Plan or to take any other action to ensure the continuity of related services to them. A copy of the amended Plan for each Fund is available at http://www.allianzinvestors.com/closedendfunds.
Shareholders of the Funds or Plan Participants may continue to use the current dedicated telephone number to contact the new transfer agent: (800) 254-5197, and may also contact the transfer agent at P.O. Box 922, Wall Street Station, New York, NY 10269-0560 or www.amstock.com.
Allianz Global Investors Fund Management LLC, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz Asset Management of America L.P., serves as the Funds’ investment manager and is a member of Munich-based Allianz Group. NFJ Investment Group L.P. (responsible for NFJ’s equity component), Allianz Global Investors Capital LLC (responsible for NFJ’s convertible component and index option strategy as well as the sole sub-adviser of NAI, NIE and NGZ) and Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, each an AGIFM affiliate, serve as the Funds’ sub-advisers.The Funds’ daily New York Stock Exchange closing prices, net asset values per share, as well as other information, including updated portfolio statistics and performance are available at http://www.allianzinvestors.com/closedendfunds or by calling the Funds’ shareholder servicing agent at (800) 254-5197. Statements made in this release that look forward in time involve risks and uncertainties and are forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the adverse effect from a decline in the securities markets or a decline in the Funds' performance, a general downturn in the economy, competition from other companies, changes in government policy or regulation, inability to attract or retain key employees, inability to implement its operating strategy and/or acquisition strategy, and unforeseen costs and other effects related to legal proceedings or investigations of governmental and self-regulatory organizations. The Funds’ ability to pay dividends to common shareholders is subject to the restrictions in their registration statements, by-laws and other governing documents, as well as the Investment Company Act of 1940.
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