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The Secret to Navigating CEFs
Understanding why a fund is trading at a certain discount or premium is key to finding opportunity in CEFs.

CEFA to Host New York Advisor Summit
In partnership with 12 member fund firms, the Closed-End Fund Association (CEFA) is hosting its 11th Advisor Summit on closed-end funds. At the event, Keynote Speaker Rob Kapito, Founder and President of BlackRock, is set to address industry trends and innovation.

Return of Capital in CEFs
Closed-end fund distributions that are classified as return of capital can be confusing. This research report highlights what investors should consider when evaluating return of capital in CEFs.

Tortoise Talk July 2016
The first half of the year has been an exceptionally interesting time in the energy sector. Rarely have we seen two consecutive quarters with such strikingly different results.
Tortoise Capital Advisors

Closed-End Funds Defy Conventional Wisdom on Yields and Discounts
Valuation and income potential are good places to start when evaluating closed-end funds. However, as this research analysis shows, the draw of high yields and deep discounts can distract investors from other factors that may have a larger impact on returns in the long run.
Cohen & Steers

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Advisor Summit on Closed-End Funds
Wednesday, September 14
New York, NY

Agenda Highlights:
• The Role and Benefits for Today's Investor
• Generating and Managing an Income Stream
• Alternative Strategies in the CEF Space
• Finding Value and Opportunities in CEFs
• Trends and Innovation: An Industry Perspective

Keynote Address:
Trends & Innovation: An Industry Perspective
Rob Kapito, President & Founder — BlackRock


Finding Value and Opportunities in CEFs
Strategies to help navigate volatile market conditions

Moderator: Jon Diorio — BlackRock
Will Korver — Guggenheim
Chris Larsen — Legg Mason
Mike Taggart
— Nuveen Investments

Top Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Energy MLP Funds 0.23%
CA Muni Debt Funds 0.10%
Hi Yld Muni Debt Funds 0.08%
NJ Muni Debt Funds 0.07%
NY Muni Debt Funds 0.07%
Bottom Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Utility Funds -1.15%
Global Funds -0.39%
Value Funds -0.38%
Developed Market Funds -0.36%
Emerging Markets Funds -0.35%

Average Asset Class performance at NAV as of 8/26/2016
** New Fund(s) within last six months, based on inception date of fund.
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