Nuveen Announces Completion Of Two Municipal Closed-End Fund Mergers

Nuveen, an operating division of TIAA Global Asset Management, today announced that the reorganizations of nine national municipal closed-end funds were completed prior to the open of the New York Stock Exchange on September 12, 2016. Additionally, as previously announced the two acquiring funds, Nuveen Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund and Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Income Fund, have been renamed the Nuveen Quality Municipal Income Fund and Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund, respectively. The funds will continue to trade under the symbols NAD and NEA.

As part of the previously announced reorganization, the funds have been merged as follows:
                         
Acquired Fund       Symbol       Acquiring Fund       Symbol
Nuveen Premier Municipal Income Fund, Inc.      

NPF
     

Nuveen Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund, to be renamed Nuveen Quality Municipal Income Fund
     

NAD
Nuveen Premium Income Municipal Fund, Inc.

NPI
Nuveen Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc. NQS
Nuveen Investment Quality Municipal Fund, Inc.       NQM                
Nuveen Municipal Market Opportunity Fund, Inc. NMO

Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Income Fund, to be renamed Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund

NEA
Nuveen Premium Income Municipal Fund 2, Inc. NPM
Nuveen Performance Plus Municipal Fund, Inc.       NPP              
 

In the mergers, NAD and NEA acquired substantially all of the assets and liabilities of the respective acquired funds as set forth above, in tax-free transactions in exchange for an equal aggregate value of newly-issued common shares. The exchanges took place based upon the funds' closing net asset values on September 9, 2016. The exchange ratios at which common shares of each acquired fund were exchanged for common shares of NAD and NEA are listed below:
         
Fund      

Exchange Ratio
Nuveen Municipal Market Opportunity Fund, Inc       1.01538170
Nuveen Premium Income Municipal Fund 2, Inc       1.02834601
Nuveen Performance Plus Municipal Fund, Inc       1.07649194
Nuveen Premier Municipal Income Fund, Inc       0.98481723
Nuveen Premium Income Municipal Fund, Inc       1.00361406
Nuveen Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc       1.02007130
Nuveen Investment Quality Municipal Fund, Inc       1.02891867
     

Additionally, preferred shareholders of each acquired fund received an equivalent number of newly issued preferred shares from the respective acquiring funds, with substantially the same terms as their previous preferred shares.

Nuveen provides investment solutions designed to help secure the long-term goals of individual investors and the advisors who serve them. Through the investment expertise of leading asset managers across traditional and alternative asset classes, Nuveen is committed to delivering consultative guidance that aligns with client needs. Funds are distributed by Nuveen Securities, LLC, a subsidiary of Nuveen Investments, Inc. Nuveen is an operating division of TIAA Global Asset Management. For more information, please visit the Nuveen website at www.nuveen.com.

The information contained on the Nuveen website is not a part of this press release.

19097-INV-O-09/17

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