Mutual Fund Actions Bulletin Board

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2015

September 28, 2015

Federated

The Boards of Trustees have approved proposed fund mergers for the prime, municipal and government money market funds below pending submission of proxy materials or Information Statements to shareholders, as applicable per fund. Fund mergers scheduled to occur on or about 12/11/2015.  More information.

September 22, 2015

Artisan Partners

Artisan Global Value Fund re-opening announcement (effective after the close of business on September 30, 2015).  More information

September 22, 2015

Artisan

Artisan International Fund closing announcement (effective after the close of business on January 29, 2016).   More information

September 21, 2015

American Funds

American Funds will be introducing a new retirement plan share class for fee-based advisors effective November 20.  More Information

September 15, 2015

Allianz

AllianzGI Class D shares will change to Class A shares. Attached you will find the list of AllianzGI funds and highlighted yellow are the ones BPAS are trading.  More information

September 09, 2015

Aberdeen

Effective Monday, November 2, 2015 the Aberdeen US Equity fund will change it’s name to Aberdeen US Multi-Cap Equity fund.  More information

September 03, 2015

T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price is introducing a new low-cost share class, known as the I Class, for certain equity and fixed income funds. T. Rowe Price is also introducing the Retirement I Funds–I Class, which is a new series and are not separate classes of any of the existing Retirement Funds.  More information

August 31, 2015

Quasar Distributors

The Glenmede Small Cap Equity fund (GTCSX) is going to close to new investors effective end of business day, September 30, 2015.  More information

August 28, 2015

Wells Fargo

Effective December 15, 2015, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds will remove the word Advantage from the fund family name and be simply known as Wells Fargo Funds.  More information

August 26, 2015

Natixis

On June 19th, the Fund’s Board of Natixis Diversified Income Fund Changes effective 08/31/2015.  More information

August 17, 2015

Calvert

Name change: Calvert Equity Income Fund becomes Calvert Global Equity Income Fund.  More information

August 17, 2015

Calvert

Name change: Calvert Large Cap Value Fund becomes Calvert Global Value Fund.  More information

August 13, 2015

Wells Fargo

The Discovery Fund will reopen to new retirement plans and retirement plan platforms on October 1, 2015. Retirement plans are defined as 401(k), 457, profit sharing and money purchase pension, defined benefit, target benefit, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans.  More information

July 31, 2015

Goldman Sachs

Effective 8/6/15, Goldman Sachs Technology Tollkeeper Fund will change its name changed to Goldman Sachs Technology Opportunities.  More information

July 02, 2015

BlackRock

Effective September 1, 2015, all of the issued and outstanding BlackRock Shares of each Fund listed in the chart attached will be redesigned as Class K Shares.  More information

June 23, 2015

Oppenheimer Funds

Effective September 1st , Oppenheimer Small- & Mid-Cap Value Fund will change its name to Oppenheimer Mid Cap Value.  More information

June 16, 2015

Oppenheimer Funds

Effective August 03, 2015 Oppenheimer Flexible Strategies Fund will change its name to Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund.  More information

January 13, 2015

PIMCO

The PIMCO RealRetirement® 2015 Fund announces fund distribution, reorganization and name change effective January 13th, 2015.  More information

January 12, 2015

American Century

Effective March 27, 2015, the American Century One Choice 2015 Portfolio will combine into the American Century In Retirement Portfolio.  More information

January 12, 2015

Federated

Update: The following has been approved. The Federated GNMA Trust will reorganize into Federated Gov’t Income Trust on 1/23/15.  More information

January 12, 2015

Dodge & Cox

Notice is attached regarding the soft close of the Dodge & Cox Int’l Stock fund.  More information

January 12, 2015

Columbia

The attached bulletin announces that Columbia Management will rebrand its business as Columbia Threadneedle Investments in the first half of 2015. The new global brand will represent the combined capabilities, resources and reach of Columbia Management and U.K.-based Threadneedle Investments, offering clients access to the best of both firms.  More information

January 06, 2015

Franklin Templeton

Franklin Small Cap Growth Fund Closing to New Investors.  More information