|Fund||Number of Shares Available for Repurchase through March 15, 2018|
|First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund||978,598|
|First Trust/Aberdeen Emerging Opportunity Fund||105,644|
|First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II||164,339|
|First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund||727,422|
|First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund||998,658|
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