Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as high-net-worth and affluent investors, today announced the Board of Trustees of Nuveen’s closed-end funds approved a series of mergers of single-state Nuveen municipal closed-end funds. The mergers are subject to customary conditions, including shareholder approval at the funds’ regular shareholder meeting later this year. The mergers in each of the three respective states are intended to create a single, larger state fund with lower operating expenses and increased float. More information on the proposed mergers will be contained in the proxy materials expected to be filed in the coming weeks. The proposed fund mergers are:
|Acquired Fund||Symbol||Acquiring Fund||Symbol|
| ||NFC NGK NGO||Nuveen Connecticut Premium Income Municipal Fund||NTC|
| ||NPG NZX||Nuveen Georgia Dividend Advantage Municipal 2 Fund||NKG|
| ||NRB NNO NII||Nuveen North Carolina Premium Income Municipal Fund||NNC|
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