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Cohen & Steers Closed-End Funds Declare March 2014 Quarterly Distributions

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boards of Directors of Cohen & Steers closed-end funds (each a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds") have declared first quarter 2014 distributions payable on March 31, 2014 to shareholders of record on March 21, 2014. The ex-dividend date is March 19, 2014. The distribution amounts for the Funds are summarized below:



Fund


NYSE

Symbol


Quarterly

Distribution

Per Share

Cohen & Steers

Closed-End Opportunity Fund, Inc.


FOF


$0.2600






Cohen & Steers

Dividend Majors Fund, Inc.


DVM


$0.2300



Cohen & Steers

Global Income Builder, Inc.


INB


$0.2800






Cohen & Steers


UTF


$0.3700

Infrastructure Fund, Inc.






Cohen & Steers


MIE

$0.3150

MLP Income and Energy Opportunity Fund, Inc.






Cohen & Steers

REIT and Preferred Income Fund, Inc.


RNP

$0.3000








 

The Funds pay regular quarterly cash distributions to common shareholders at a level rate that may be adjusted from time to time, based on the projected income of a Fund. Each Fund's distributions reflect net investment income, and may also include net realized capital gains and/or return of capital.  Return of capital includes distributions paid by a Fund in excess of its net investment income, and such excess is distributed from the Fund's assets. Under federal tax regulations, some or all of the return of capital distributed by a Fund may be taxed as ordinary income. The amount of quarterly distributions may vary depending on a number of factors, including changes in portfolio and market conditions.

In addition, distributions for Funds investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and closed-end funds (CEFs) may later be characterized as capital gains and/or a return of capital, depending on the character of the dividends reported to each Fund after year-end by the REITs and CEFs held by a Fund. Investments in master limited partnerships (MLPs) will produce distributions that will be classified as return of capital.

The amount and composition of each fund's distribution is disclosed quarterly at cohenandsteers.com; however, this information may change after each calendar year end once the final tax characteristics of all fund distributions can be determined with certainty.  Final tax characteristics of all fund distributions will be provided on Form 1099-DIV, which is mailed after the close of each calendar year.

More information is available at cohenandsteers.com.

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About Cohen & Steers. Founded in 1986, Cohen & Steers is a leading global investment manager with a long history of innovation and a focus on real assets, including real estate, infrastructure and commodities. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seattle, Cohen & Steers serves institutional and individual investors around the world.

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