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First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announced today that First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: FGB) intends to host a conference call with Confluence Investment Management, LLC (“Confluence”), the Fund’s investment sub-advisor, on Monday, March 4, 2013, at 4:15 P.M. Eastern Time . The purpose of the call is to hear the Fund’s portfolio management team provide an update for the Fund.
First Trust Advisors L.P., the Fund’s investment advisor, along with its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately-held companies which provide a variety of investment services, including asset management and financial advisory services, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $67 billion as of January 31, 2013, through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts. Confluence Investment Management LLC (“Confluence”), an SEC registered investment advisor, serves as the Fund’s investment sub-advisor. The investment professionals at Confluence have over 80 years of aggregate portfolio management experience. Confluence provides portfolio management and advisory services to both institutional and individual clients. As of January 31, 2013, Confluence managed or supervised over $1.5 billion in assets.