Nuveen Announces Intention To Redeem MuniFund Term Preferred Shares

Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as individual investors, today announced the Board of Trustees of three Nuveen municipal bond closed-end funds has approved the funds’ plans to redeem at their $10.00 liquidation value per share, plus an additional amount representing any dividend amounts owed, the shares of all series of their MuniFund Term Preferred (MTP) shares with the proceeds of newly issued Variable Rate Demand Preferred (VRDP) shares, subject to completion of all aspects of VRDP share placement, which may not occur as planned.

The funds intending to redeem all series of their MTP shares are as follows:
             
Fund     MTP Share Symbols     Common Share Symbols
Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund 2     NVX PrA, NVX PrC     NVX
Nuveen New Jersey Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund     NXJ PrA     NXJ
Nuveen Virginia Premium Income Municipal Fund     NPV PrA, NPV PrD, NPV PrE, NPV PrC     NPV
       

The funds intend to offer VRDP shares to qualified institutional buyers in a private offering pursuant to Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, and to complete the MTP refinancing before October 1, 2013. Details regarding specific terms and timing of the redemptions will be communicated at a later date through filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and accompanied by a public press release at that time.

No VRDP shares have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act) or any state securities laws. Unless so registered, no VRDP shares may be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities.

Nuveen Investments provides high-quality investment services designed to help secure the long-term goals of institutional and individual investors as well as the consultants and financial advisors who serve them. Nuveen Investments markets a wide range of specialized investment solutions which provide investors access to capabilities of its high-quality boutique investment affiliates—Nuveen Asset Management, LLC, Symphony Asset Management LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC, Santa Barbara Asset Management, LLC, Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC, Winslow Capital Management, LLC and Gresham Investment Management LLC, all of which are registered investment advisers and subsidiaries of Nuveen Investments, Inc. Funds distributed by Nuveen Securities, LLC., a subsidiary of Nuveen Investments, Inc. In total, Nuveen Investments managed approximately $224 billion as of March 31, 2013. For more information, please visit the Nuveen Investments website at www.nuveen.com.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements made in this release are forward-looking statements. Actual future results or occurrences may differ significantly from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. These include, but are not limited to:
  • the acceptance by qualified institutional buyers of, and demand for, VRDP in amounts sufficient for each fund to refinance its MTP shares;
  • the need to obtain the agreement of all parties to the final terms of the offerings of VRDP, including the liquidity providers;
  • other legal and regulatory developments; and
  • other additional risks and uncertainties.

Nuveen and the closed-end funds managed by Nuveen and its affiliates undertake no responsibility to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.

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