NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apollo Group Credit Management, LLC (“ Apollo Group ”) announced today that at a Joint Special Meeting of stockholders on June 28, 2021 of Apollo Group Tactical Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: AIF) and Apollo Group Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE: AFT) (AIF and AFT together, the “Funds”), stockholders of AIF have approved the issuance of additional shares of AIF common stock in connection with the reorganization of AFT with and into AIF, with AIF continuing as the surviving Fund (the “Reorganization”). Stockholders of AIF also approved the amendment of AIF’s fundamental investment restriction with respect to making loans as described in the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus of AIF dated May 18, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”).
Apollo Group also announced today that the Joint Special Meeting with respect to AFT has been adjourned until August 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to allow stockholders of AFT additional time to submit their voting instructions regarding the proposals described in the Proxy Statement and to permit additional solicitation of AFT stockholders. To participate in the Meeting, AFT stockholders as of the record date, April 13, 2021, should visit https://www.viewproxy.com/ApolloFundsSM/2021 and follow the instructions outlined on the website. The Reorganization remains subject to approval by AFT stockholders.
Additional Information about the Reorganization and Where to Find It
The Funds and their respective directors, officers and employees, and Apollo Group and its affiliates and its and their shareholders, officers and employees and other persons may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies with respect to the Reorganization. Investors and shareholders may obtain more detailed information regarding the direct and indirect interests of the Funds’ respective directors, officers and employees, and Apollo Group and its shareholders, officers and employees and other persons by reading the Proxy Statement.
INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF THE FUNDS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THESE DOCUMENTS CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE REORGANIZATION. INVESTORS SHOULD CONSIDER THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUNDS CAREFULLY. THE PROXY STATEMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUNDS.
The Proxy Statement does not constitute an offer to buy or sell securities in any state where such offer or sale is not permitted. Security holders may obtain free copies of the Proxy Statement and other documents filed with the SEC at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov or by visiting https://www.apollofunds.com/apollo-funds-shareholder-meetings. In addition, free copies of the Proxy Statement and other documents filed with the SEC may also be obtained by directing a request to:
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