Nuveen Closed-End Funds Complete Preferred Share Issuance

Nuveen today announced that Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: NEA) and Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Credit Income Fund (NYSE: NVG) have each successfully completed an offering of MuniFund Preferred (MFP) Shares. The Funds will use the net proceeds from the sale of the MFP Shares, along with cash already held by the Funds, to redeem a portion of outstanding MuniFund Preferred Shares (MFP) Shares of different series. The Funds and the corresponding amounts of newly issued MFP Shares are as follows:

Fund & Common Share Symbol       Series      




Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: NEA) Series D 200,000 670657 774
Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Credit Income Fund (NYSE: NVG) Series B 200,000 67071L 825

The new MFP Shares were issued with terms establishing an initial Variable Rate Remarketed Mode and a term redemption date of March 1, 2029. During the Variable Rate Remarketed Mode, the dividend rate will be set daily by the remarketing agent, and the MFP Shares may be tendered by holders for remarketing by the remarketing agent. The MFP Shares are preferred securities of the respective Funds, are senior, with priority in all respects, to the Fund’s common shares in liquidation and as to payments of dividends and rank on parity with other preferred shares of the Fund.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any of the securities described herein.

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  • market developments;
  • legal and regulatory developments; and
  • other additional risks and uncertainties.

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Kristyna Munoz
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