HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virtus Convertible & Income Fund II (NYSE: NCZ) announced today that it has declared a $0.34375 per share cash distribution payable on December 29, 2023 to Series A cumulative preferred shareholders of record on December 11, 2023.
The Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NCZ PR A, are rated “A” by Fitch Ratings and have an annual dividend rate of $1.375 per share. The 4,360,000 Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares were issued September 11, 2018 at $25.00 per share and pay distributions quarterly. This distribution represents the accrual period from October 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023. The Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares are now callable at any time at the liquidation value of $25.00 per share plus accrued dividends.
About the Fund
Virtus Convertible & Income Fund II has an investment objective to provide total return through a combination of capital appreciation and high current income. Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc. is the investment adviser to the fund and Voya Investment Management is its subadviser.
An investment in a fund is subject to risk, including the risk of possible loss of principal. A fund’s shares may be worth less upon their sale than what an investor paid for them. Shares of closed-end funds may trade at a premium or discount to their net asset value. For more information about the fund’s investment objective and risks, please see the fund’s annual report. A copy of the fund’s most recent annual report may be obtained free of charge by contacting “Shareholder Services” as set forth at the end of this press release.
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