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BPAS Mutual Fund Actions Bulletin Board

Date Fund/Fund Family Description
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.
September 22, 2015 Artisan Partners Artisan International Fund closing announcement (effective after the close of business on January 29, 2016)
September 22, 2015 Artisan Partners Artisan Global Value Fund re-opening announcement (effective after the close of business on September 30, 2015)
September 21, 2015 American Funds American Funds will be introducing a new retirement plan share class for fee-based advisors effective November 20.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 26, 2015 Natixis On June 19th, the Fund’s Board of Natixis Diversified Income Fund Changes effective 08/31/2015.
August 17, 2015 Calvert Name change: Calvert Large Cap Value Fund becomes Calvert Global Value Fund
August 17, 2015 Calvert Name change: Calvert Equity Income Fund becomes Calvert Global Equity Income Fund
August 13, 2015 WellsFargo 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.
July 31, 2015 Goldman Sachs Effective 8/6/15, Goldman Sachs Technology Tollkeeper Fund will change its name changed to Goldman Sachs Technology Opportunities.
July 2, 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.
June 23, 2015 Oppenheimer Funds Effective September 1st , Oppenheimer Small- & Mid-Cap Value Fund will change its name to Oppenheimer Mid Cap Value
June 16, 2015 Oppenheimer Funds Effective August 03, 2015 Oppenheimer Flexible Strategies Fund will change its name to Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund.
January 13, 2015 Pimco The PIMCO RealRetirement® 2015 Fund announces fund distribution, reorganization and name change effective January 13th, 2015.
Jan. 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.
Jan. 12, 2015 Dodge & Cox Notice is attached regarding the soft close of the Dodge & Cox Int’l Stock fund
Jan. 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.
Jan.12, 2015 American Century Effective March 27, 2015, the American Century One Choice 2015 Portfolio will combine into the American Century In Retirement Portfolio.
Jan. 6, 2015 Franklin Templeton Franklin Small Cap Growth Fund Closing to New Investors