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Filings for Fundsters - June 7, 2017


People Moves


On June 7, 2017, Jeffrey Peck, managing director and lead portfolio manager for the Wells Fargo Intrinsic World Equity Fund, announced that he will retire by July 31, 2017. Jen Robertson,CFA, and Amit Kumar, of Wells Capital Management, were added as portfolio managers for the fund.

On December 31, 2017, Richard E. Helm, senior vice president at Cohen & Steers, will retire. On September 30, 2017, Helm will no longer be a portfolio manager of the Cohen & Steers Dividend Value Fund, Inc. and will be replaced by Christopher Rhine, senior vice president and lead portfolio manager for the Natural Resource Equities Portfolios.

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Reorganizations


On June 7, The Board of Trustees of Fidelity Money Market Trust and Fidelity Hereford Street Trust has unanimously approved an Agreement and Plan of Reorganization between Retirement Government Money Market Portfolio and Retirement Government Money Market II Portfolio.

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Fund Updates


On June 6, FS Investments will extend its' FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund-Advs' public offering of shares beyond July 31, 2017.

On June 6, FS Investments will be closing the public offering of its' FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund-T to new investors in June, 2017, in preparation for the transition to the continuous public offering of the FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund—T2

On June 9, the Oberweis International Opperunities Fund will be closed to new investments.

On June 12, the following funds will be renamed:
  • The BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc. – BlackRock Large Cap Core V.I. Fund: Class II will become BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc. – BlackRock Advantage Large Cap Core V.I. Fund: Class II
  • The BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc. – BlackRock Large Cap Value V.I. Fund: Class II will become the BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc. – BlackRock Advantage Large Cap Value V.I. Fund: Class II
  • The BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc. – BlackRock Value Opportunities V.I. Fund: Class II will become the BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc. – BlackRock Advantage U.S. Total Market V.I. Fund: Class II

On July 14, the Great-West U.S. Government Mortgage Securities Fund will be renamed the Great-West U.S. Government Securities Fund.

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Fees


Contract owners whose assets became invested in the sub-account of the acquiring fund as a result of the merger between the Putnam VT Growth & Income Fund (the acquired fund) and the Putnam VT Equity Income Fund (the acquiring fund) may transfer those assets into any other investment options under the contract without fees or charges. This will not count towards the annual transfer fee limit within 60 days after the merger.

On July 1, LVIP Wellington Capital Growth Fund will waive a portion of its advisory fees for the fund.

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Fund Merger


On June 7, the merger of the Great-West Profile I Funds into the Great-West Profile II Funds has been delayed to July 14, 2017. The merger of the Great-West Stock Index Fund into the Great-West S&P 500ฎ Index Fund has also been delayed to July 14, 2017.

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Check our last Filings For Fundsters column (previously called Stork and Reaper) for more SEC filing updates. For the latest new hires and fund launches, explore our Follow The Fundsters, The Next Gig, and New Fund Fuss columns. If you have a fund filing, a mutual fund launch, a product change or a new hire that you would like to announce, please contact the MFWire team at editors@investmentwires.com.


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