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Please exercise your right to vote as soon as possible!

Dear Shareholder:

We recently sent you a Joint Proxy Statement concerning important proposals affecting your fund(s), which will be considered at a Joint Special Meeting of Shareholders of the Funds on June 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, One Federal Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02110. This letter was sent because you held shares in the fund(s) on the record date and we have not received your vote.

Your Fund’s Board Recommends That You Vote “For” Each Proposal

Your Vote Is Very Important

Voting Now Helps Minimize Proxy Costs, Avoids Unnecessary Communications

And Eliminates Phone Calls To Shareholders

Please vote using one of the following options:



Log on to the website or scan the square QR code shown on your proxy card. Please have your proxy card in hand to access your control number (located in the box) and follow the on-screen instructions.



Call the toll free number listed on your proxy card. Please have your proxy card in hand to access your control number (located in the box) and follow the recorded instructions.



Complete, sign and date the proxy card and then return it in the enclosed postage paid envelope.

The Joint Proxy Statement we sent you contains important information regarding the proposals that you and other shareholders are being asked to consider. A copy of the Joint Proxy Statement may be viewed or downloaded at the website listed on your proxy card. Please read the materials carefully. If you have any questions regarding the proposals, or need assistance with voting, you may call Computershare Fund Services, the funds’ proxy solicitor, toll free at 1-866-905-2396.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. If you have already voted, we appreciate your participation.


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