The Special Meeting of Shareholders of The Hartford Income Shares Fund, Inc. (NYSE: HSF) held on July 23, 2010 to consider the proposed merger of The Hartford Income Shares Fund, Inc. into Rivus Bond Fund (NYSE: BDF), managed by Cutwater Asset Management Corp. has been adjourned in order to solicit additional votes on the proposal. The Meeting has been adjourned until 5:00PM, EDT on July 30, 2010.
A proxy statement containing detailed information concerning The Hartford Income Shares Fund, Inc. merger was filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on May 3, 2010 and mailed on or after May 7, 2010 to shareholders of record of The Hartford Income Shares Fund, Inc. on April 1, 2010.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to the fund’s future financial or business performance, strategies or expectations. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and The Hartford assumes no duty to and does not undertake to update forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements and past performance is not an indication of future performance.
Investing in funds involves significant risks, including the risk that you may lose part or all of the money you invest. For information on the risks associated with the Acquired Fund, please see the Acquired Fund’s most recent Annual Shareholder Report, dated July 31, 2009.
You should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of The Hartford Income Shares Fund, Inc. before investing. The Annual and Semi-Annual Reports and other regulatory filings of the fund with the SEC are accessible on the SEC's website at www.sec.govand on The Hartford’s website at www.hartfordinvestor.com. The information contained on The Hartford’s website is not a part of this press release. You may also obtain information by calling 1-888-483-0972.