Mutual Fund Actions Bulletin Board
Effective 04/27/18, the Fidelity Strategic Income Fund will be closing and merged into a new retail share class of Fidelity Advisor (FA) Strategic Income Fund on or about April 27, 2018. The new retail class launches on the same date as the merger. The merger will permit shareholders in Fidelity Strategic Income Fund to pursue the same investment goals in a larger combined fund that has the same investment objective, policies and benchmark. The fund numbers, CUSIPs, trading symbols, and Tax ID number associated your position in Fidelity Strategic Income Fund will change after the merger. No trades will be allowed into the closing fund after Thursday, April 26th. Note that any trades placed into the closing fund after 4/24 will be rejected and need to be placed manually outside NSCC. More information.
Effective, April 2, 2018, T. Rowe Price International Discovery Fund (PRIDX) and T. Rowe Price International Discovery Fund—I class (TIDDX) will be closed to new investors. This decision does not affect participants in plans that currently offer the Fund. Participants who already have an account in this Fund may continue to buy additional shares, and those who do not may establish new accounts through the plan. More information.