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MILLER/HOWARD HIGH INCOME EQUITY FUND UPDATES MONTHLY DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION FOR THE JUNE DISTRIBUTION TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT REVISED EX-DATE

Kingston, NY, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of the Miller/Howard High Income Equity Fund (NYSE: HIE) (the “Fund”) declared, on April 1, 2024, cash distributions of $0.051 per share for each of April, May, and June 2024. Effective May 28, 2024, US markets are moving to T+1 settlement. As a result of this new trading policy, the ex-date for the June distribution has been revised as per below. The record date and the payable date remains the same.

HIE: CUSIP–600379 101

Declaration Ex-Date Record Payable
April 1, 2024 June 21, 2024 June 21, 2024 June 28, 2024

The Fund’s current indicated distribution rate based on its closing price on the New York Stock Exchange on March 28, 2023 ($11.09) is 5.52%. The current indicated rate based on the Fund’s net asset value per share ($11.60) is 5.28%. The Fund intends to pay monthly distributions to its shareholders.

Each quarter, the Board of Trustees reviews the Adviser’s recommended amount of any potential distribution to shareholders. The Board of Trustees will monitor the Fund’s distribution level. The Fund’s distribution rate may be affected by numerous factors, including changes in realized and projected market returns, Fund performance and other factors. There can be no assurance that an unanticipated change in market conditions or other unforeseen factors will not result in a change in the Fund’s distribution rate at a future time. The distribution rate should not be considered the dividend yield or total return on an investment in the Fund.

About the Fund
The Miller/Howard High Income Equity Fund seeks high current income, and secondarily long-term capital appreciation, by investing in high-yielding equities strategically allocated across multiple sectors and industries focusing on companies that we view to have a high current yield, growth of dividends and financial strength. The Fund has a 10 year term limit. It will terminate on November 24, 2024 unless the Board of Trustees determines that it is in the best interests of the shareholders to extend the term limit for one year or if shareholders vote to shorten or extend the life of the Fund. Upon termination of the Fund, shareholders will receive the NAV per share.

The Fund is managed by Miller/Howard Investments Inc., based in Kingston, New York. Miller/Howard Investments Inc.’s total firm assets as of December 31, 2023 were approximately $3.2 billion, including $0.3 billion in assets under advisement. Miller/Howard Investments Inc. focuses on income-producing equities, with an emphasis on high-quality stocks with high yield and strong prospects for dividend growth, offering investors the opportunity for capital appreciation, current income, and growth of income. The firm has managed portfolios for major institutions and individuals for over three decades.

For information, call shareholder servicing:
American Stock Transfer
1-800-937-5449


Catherine Johnston
Miller/Howard Investments Inc.
845-679-9166
cjohnston@mhinvest.com