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First Trust Advisors Rings the Opening BellŪ in Celebration of Listing of its Latest Closed-End Fund, First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (FPF)
For Release: 01 Jul 13
Executives and guests of Wheaton, IL-based First Trust Advisors will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the recent listing of the First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund. The First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund began trading on the NYSE on Thursday, May 23rd under the ticker symbol "FPF".
In honor of this occasion, First Trust Advisors, trustee Rob Keith will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
About First Trust
First Trust Advisors L.P., along with its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately-held companies which provide a variety of investment services, including asset management and financial advisory services, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $71 billion as of May 31, 2013 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts. First Trust is based in Wheaton, Illinois. For more information, visit (Source: First Trust)
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m.            The Opening Bell rings
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Carolina Barberii at 212.656.4293 or
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), and European Press Agency (917.670.1323).  The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
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