Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork.com Announce Closed-End Fund Conference and Videocast

Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:45pm EDT

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  NEW YORK, NY, Sep 19 (Marketwire) -- 
Pristine Advisers, LLC, an International Investor Relations and Financial
Communications firm and its affiliate CEFNetwork.com, are organizing the
Second Annual Closed-End Fund Conference, "Insight and Enlightenment into
the World of Closed-End Funds," at the Hilton New York on Tuesday,
October 30th, 2012. There is no fee to register.

    "There are many financial conferences, but none that are specific to
Closed-End Funds," states Patricia Baronowski-Schneider, President of
Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork.com. "We saw a void and thought it
necessary to give our clients and other Closed-End Funds a proper
platform to present the various types of Closed-End Funds available to
investors. We are extremely pleased at the response to last year's event
and will be making this an annual conference. Closed-End Funds are
investment vehicles which have been in existence for more than a century
yet the types of Funds available today are very diverse in nature. There
are many options for every type of investor and therefore much to
discuss." 

    The event is hosted by the Investment Managers of the following
Closed-End Funds. Executives of the Funds will be presenting on the Fund
performance, marketplace and in the case of the international funds, they
will also discuss an outlook for that region. Main event sponsors include
Morningstar and Laurel Hill Advisory Group.

    We are proud to have a distinguished list of Closed-End Fund Investment
Professionals from the following institutions who will share with you
their experience in investing and covering the industry: 


--  Aberdeen Asset Management
--  ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE: ASA)
--  BofA Merrill Lynch
--  Closed-End Fund Advisors
--  First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund (NYSE: FSD)
--  Legg Mason Global Asset Management
--  LMP Capital and Income Fund, Inc. (SCD)
--  LMP Real Estate Income Fund, Inc. (RIT)
--  Morgan Stanley Eastern Europe Fund (NYSE: RNE)
--  Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: MSF)
--  Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
--  Morningstar
--  Shaker Financial
--  Stifel, Nicolaus
--  The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APB)
--  The Central Europe and Russia Fund, Inc. (NYSE: CEE)
--  The European Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: EEA)
--  The Greater China Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GCH)
--  The Mexico Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MXF)
--  The New Germany Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GF)
--  The New Ireland Fund (NYSE: IRL)
--  The Street.com
--  The Turkish Investment Fund (NYSE: TKF)
--  UBS Securities
--  Virtus Investment Partners
--  Wells Fargo Advisors

    

There will be several panel discussions, which will explore the
investment advantages of investing in closed-end funds in the
international markets, the Euro and its effect on world markets,
dividends, tender offers, leverage, and the diversification among
Closed-End Funds. The panels are composed of industry experts including
analysts from Morningstar, Wells Fargo Advisors, Morgan Stanley Smith
Barney, BofA Merrill Lynch, UBS Securities, Stifel, Nicolaus and
investors from Lazard Asset Management, Closed-End Fund Advisors and
Shaker Financial.

    Who should attend this event: Brokerage Community, Closed-End Fund
Analysts, Closed-End Fund Strategists, Financial Advisors and
Consultants, Financial Media, Institutional and High-Net Worth Investors,
Investment Managers, and Industry Professionals. 

    To register to attend this event:
http://www.cefnetwork.com/conference_registration.php

    If you are unable to attend this event and would like to view the
videocast/webcast, please register with this link:
http://mediazone.brighttalk.com/event/aristineadvisers/f29e2360ef-6703-intro

    

For more information contact:
Pam O'Brien
Senior Vice President
Pristine Advisers
pobrien@pristineadvisers.com 

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