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NEW YORK, April 17, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: PCQ), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE: PCK), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE: PZC), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: PMF), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE: PML), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE: PMX), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: PNF), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE: PNI) and PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE: PYN) (each, a “Fund” and, together, the “Funds”) today announced the expiration and final results of each Fund’s previously-announced voluntary tender offer (each, a “Tender Offer” and, together, the “Tender Offers”) for up to 100% of the Fund’s outstanding auction rate preferred shares (“ARPS”) at a price equal to 98% of the ARPS’ per share liquidation preference of $25,000 per share (or $24,500 per share) and any unpaid dividends accrued through the expiration date of the Tender Offer. The Tender Offers expired on April 12, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. New York City time. All ARPS that were validly tendered and not withdrawn during the offering period of the Tender Offers have been accepted for payment as set forth below.

NYSE Ticker Number of Shares
Accepted for Payment
Shares Accepted as
Percentage of the Fund’s
Outstanding ARPS
Number of ARPS
Remaining Outstanding
PCQ 4,372 99.45% 24
PCK 3,856 98.49% 59
PZC 3,426 98.70% 45
PMF 5,705 98.28% 100
PML 9,329 97.32% 257
PMX 5,130 99.09% 47
PNF 1,317 98.58% 19
PNI 2,022 98.92% 22
PYN 1,038 99.71% 3


All ARPS that were not tendered will remain outstanding, and the terms of the outstanding ARPS will remain the same as prior to the Tender Offers.

Any questions regarding the Tender Offers can be directed to the Funds’ Information Agent, EQ Fund Solutions, LLC, at (877) 478-5044. Each Fund’s daily New York Stock Exchange closing market price for its common shares, net asset value per common share, as well as other information, including updated portfolio statistics and performance, are available at www.pimco.com/closedendfunds.

As previously announced, each Fund may determine to replace all or a portion of the leverage previously obtained through tendered ARPS with other forms of leverage in accordance with the Fund’s investment policies and related public disclosures. There is no guarantee that a Fund will be able to replace all or a portion of the leverage previously obtained through tendered ARPS with leverage at comparable costs and other terms, or will elect to do so, and any replacement leverage may be at a higher interest rate and/or may result in higher costs to the Fund’s common shareholders.

Following the expiration of the Tender Offers, each Fund issued Remarketable Variable Rate MuniFund Term Preferred Shares on April 17, 2024, each with a liquidation preference of $100,000 per share (and at a price of $100,000 per share) (the “RVMTP Shares”) in the amount and total proceeds shown in the table below. The RVMTP Shares will have a Term Redemption Date of April 17, 2054 and an Early Term Redemption Date every 5th anniversary of the issuance date, as those terms are used in the section “Description of Capital Structure – Preferred Shares” of each Fund’s Prospectus. The dividend rate paid on the RVMTP Shares is expected to be the SIFMA Municipal Swap Index plus 1.30%, depending on the long-term rating most recently assigned by the applicable ratings agency to such RVMTP Shares.

Fund
NYSE Ticker
Issuance of RVMTP Shares
Number of Shares Total Proceeds
PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund PCQ 1,020 $102,000,000
PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II PCK 900 $90,000,000
PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund III PZC 810 $81,000,000
PIMCO Municipal Income Fund PMF 1,340 $134,000,000
PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II PML 2,530 $253,000,000
PIMCO Municipal Income Fund III PMX 1,240 $124,000,000
PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund PNF 410 $41,000,000
PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund II PNI 500 $50,000,000
PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund III PYN 260 $26,000,000


The information on or accessible through www.pimco.com/closedendfunds is not incorporated by reference herein.

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For information on the Tender Offers:
Financial Advisors: (800) 628-1237
Shareholders: (844) 337-4626 or (844) 33-PIMCO
PIMCO Media Relations: (212) 597-1054


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