FTA also announced that First Trust/Four Corners Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II will change its name to “First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II,” effective today and will continue to trade under the same ticker symbol “FCT.” As previously announced, the Leveraged Finance Investment Group of FTA has, effective today, taken over day-to-day responsibility for management of the Fund’s portfolio. As a result, no interim sub-advisory agreement has been entered into for FCT.

FTA and its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P. (“FTP”) are privately-held companies which provide a variety of investment services, including asset management, financial advisory services, and municipal and corporate investment banking, with collective assets under management or supervision of over $36 billion as of September 30, 2010 through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual funds, separate managed accounts and exchange-traded funds.

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