NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Neuberger Berman MLP Income Fund Inc. (NYSE MKT: NML) (the “Fund”) announced today the declaration of three monthly distributions of $0.055 per share of common stock. The record, ex-date and payment dates for each distribution are below:
Amount per Share
October 13, 2016
October 17, 2016
October 31, 2016
November 10, 2016
November 15, 2016
November 30, 2016
December 13, 2016
December 15, 2016
December 30, 2016
The Fund currently intends to make regular monthly cash distributions to holders of its common stock at a fixed rate per share, to be determined based on the projected net rate of return of the Fund’s investments, subject to adjustment from time to time. The Fund currently intends to pay its regular monthly distributions out of its distributable cash flow, which generally consists of (1) cash and paid-in-kind distributions from MLPs or their affiliates, dividends from common stocks, interest from debt instruments and income from other investments held by NML less (2) current or accrued operating expenses, including leverage costs, if any, and taxes on its taxable income.
The Fund expects that a portion of its distributions to stockholders will constitute a non-taxable return of capital. A “return of capital” is a distribution by the Fund that exceeds the Fund’s current and accumulated earnings and profits and which represents a return of a common stockholder’s original investment, and should not be confused with a dividend. To the extent the Fund pays a return of capital, a common stockholder’s basis in Fund shares will be reduced, which will increase a capital gain or reduce a capital loss upon sale of those shares. There is no assurance that the Fund will always be able to pay distributions of a particular size, or that a distribution will consist solely of the Fund’s current and accumulated earnings and profits.
In compliance with Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, a notice would be provided for any distribution that does not consist solely of income. The notice would be for informational purposes, and would disclose, among other things, estimated portions of the distribution, if any, consisting of return of capital.
The Fund is subject to federal income tax on its taxable income, unlike most investment companies. Any taxes paid by the Fund will reduce the amount available to pay distributions to stockholders, and therefore investors in the Fund will likely receive lower distributions than if they invested directly in MLPs.
About Neuberger Berman
Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund portfolios for institutions and advisors worldwide. With offices in 19 countries, Neuberger Berman’s team is approximately 2,000 professionals and the company was named by Pensions & Investments as a Best Place to Work in Money Management for three consecutive years. Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $246 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2016. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.
Statements made in this release that look forward in time involve risks and uncertainties and are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the adverse effect from a decline in the securities markets or a decline in the Fund’s performance, the cost and effect of the Fund’s use of leverage, a general downturn in the economy, competition from other closed-end investment companies, changes in government policy or regulation, inability of the Fund’s investment adviser to attract or retain key employees, inability of the Fund to implement its investment strategy, inability of the Fund to manage rapid expansion and unforeseen costs and other effects related to legal proceedings or investigations of governmental and self-regulatory organizations. These risks and uncertainties may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Fund, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. As a result, no assurance can be given as to future results, performance or achievements, and neither the Fund nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of such statements in the future.
Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC
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