0001048703-16-000129.txt : 20160614 0001048703-16-000129.hdr.sgml : 20160614 20160614155345 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001048703-16-000129 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20160614 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20160614 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ZWEIG TOTAL RETURN FUND INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000836412 IRS NUMBER: 133474242 STATE OF INCORPORATION: MD FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-79663 FILM NUMBER: 161713019 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 MUNSON STREET CITY: GREENFIELD STATE: MA ZIP: 01301 BUSINESS PHONE: 800-272-2700 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 MUNSON STREET CITY: GREENFIELD STATE: MA ZIP: 01301 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Karpus Management, Inc. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001048703 IRS NUMBER: 161290550 STATE OF INCORPORATION: NY FISCAL YEAR END: 0630 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 183 SULLY'S TRAIL CITY: PITTSFORD STATE: NY ZIP: 14534 BUSINESS PHONE: 5855864680 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 183 SULLY'S TRAIL CITY: PITTSFORD STATE: NY ZIP: 14534 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: KARPUS MANAGEMENT INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19971029 SC 13D/A 1 ZTRD10.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D
(Rule 13d-101)

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO § 240.13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO
§ 240.13d-2(a)

(Amendment No. 10) 1

Zweig Total Return Fund, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)

989837208
(CUSIP Number)
 
Daniel Lippincott, Senior Tax-Sensitive Manager
Karpus Management, Inc.
d/b/a Karpus Investment Management
183 Sully’s Trail
Pittsford, New York 14534
(585) 586-4680

Adam W. Finerman, Esq.
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
1325 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10019
(212) 451-2300
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

June 3, 2016
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box ¨.

Note:  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits.  See § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.


_______________
1              The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
 


 
CUSIP NO. 989837208
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Karpus Investment Management
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) x
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
AF
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
NEW YORK
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
2,030,846
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
-
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
2,030,846
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
-
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
2,030,846
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
7.38%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IA

 


 
CUSIP NO. 989837208
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
George W. Karpus
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) x
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
                AF
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
NEW YORK
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
55,816
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
9,099
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
55,816
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
9,099
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
64,915
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
Less than 1%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
OO


 
CUSIP NO. 989837208
 
 
The following constitutes Amendment No. 10 to the Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned (“Amendment No. 10”). This Amendment No. 10 amends the Schedule 13D as specifically set forth herein.
 
Item 2.
Identity and Background.
 
Item 2 is hereby amended to add the following:

Karpus Management, Inc., d/b/a Karpus Investment Management ("Karpus") and George W. Karpus, the President and CEO of Karpus are referred to as a "Reporting Person" and collectively as "Reporting Persons". Mr. Karpus is the President and CEO of Karpus. Mr. Karpus owns Shares individually and may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of Shares held by the Karpus Family Foundation, Inc. and the Karpus Investment Management Defined Benefit Plan (collectively, the "Karpus Entities"). Each of the Reporting Persons is party to that certain Joint Filing Agreement previously filed. Accordingly, the Reporting Persons are hereby filing a joint Schedule 13D.
 
Item 3.
Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.
 
Item 3 is hereby amended and restated to read as follows:

Karpus, an independent registered investment advisor, has accumulated 2,030,846 Shares on behalf of accounts that are managed by Karpus (the "Accounts") under limited powers of attorney, which represents 7.38% of the outstanding Shares. All funds that have been utilized in making such purchases are from such Accounts.
 
The aggregate purchase price of the 2,030,846 Shares beneficially owned by Karpus Investment Management is approximately $24,065,518, excluding brokerage commissions.
 
The aggregate purchase price of the 64,915 Shares held by Mr. Karpus and the Karpus Entities is approximately $769,242, excluding brokerage commissions.

 
Item 5.
Interest in Securities of the Issuer.
 
Item 5(a)-(c) is hereby amended and restated to read as follows:
 
The aggregate percentage of Shares reported owned by each Reporting Person is based upon 27,531,075 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as reported in the Issuer's Certified Shareholder Report of Registered Management Investment Companies on Form N-CSR, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 10, 2016 and adjusted for shares tendered as stated in the Fund's June 3, 2016 press release.
 
 
A.
Karpus
 
 
(a)
As of the close of business on June 10, 2016, Karpus Investment Management beneficially owned 2,030,846 Shares held in the Accounts.
 
Percentage: Approximately 7.38%
 
 
(b)
1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 2,030,846
 
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
 
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 2,030,846
 
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 
(c)
The transactions in the Shares by Karpus Investment Management during the past 60 days are set forth in Schedule B and are incorporated herein by reference.
 
 
 
B.
Mr. Karpus
 
 
(a)
As of the close of business on June 10, 2016, Mr. Karpus, beneficially owned 55,816 Shares. In addition, Mr. Karpus may be deemed to beneficially own the 9,099 Shares held in the Karpus Entities.
 
Percentage: Less than 1 %
 
 
(b)
1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 55,816
 
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 9,099
 
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 55,816
 
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 9,099

 
(c)
The transactions in the Shares by George W. Karpus during the past 60 days are set forth in Schedule B and are incorporated herein by reference.
 
The filing of this Schedule 13D shall not be construed as an admission that the Reporting Persons are, for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the beneficial owners of any of the Shares reported herein. Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such Shares except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interest therein.


 
CUSIP NO. 989837208
 
 
 
SIGNATURES
 
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of his knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
Dated:   June 13, 2016

 
KARPUS MANAGEMENT, INC.
     
 
By:
/s/ Daniel Lippincott
   
Name:
Daniel Lippincott
   
Title:
Senior Tax-Sensitive Manager




 
/s/ George W. Karpus
 
GEORGE W. KARPUS
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
SCHEDULE A
 
Executive Officers & Directors of Karpus Management, Inc., d/b/a Karpus Investment Management
 
Name
Position & Present Principal Occupation
Business Address
Shares Owned
George W. Karpus
President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
See Above
Kathleen Finnerty Crane
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
20 Shares
Dana R. Consler
Executive Vice President
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
2,897 Shares
Thomas M. Duffy
Vice President
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
0 Shares
Sharon L. Thornton
Senior Director of Investments
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
0 Shares
Daniel L. Lippincott
Sr. Tax-Sensitive Manager and Director of Investment Personnel
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
0 Shares

 
 
 

 
 
SCHEDULE B
 
Transactions in the Shares over the last 60 days
 

Nature of the Transaction
Securities
Purchased/(Sold)
Price Per
Share($)
Date of
Purchase / Sale

KARPUS MANAGEMENT, INC., D/B/A/ KARPUS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
(THROUGH THE ACCOUNTS)

Sale of Common Stock
(500)
12.69
4/18/2016
Sale of Common Stock
(1,014,001)
12.96
6/3/2016
Sale of Common Stock
(6,323)
12.96
6/6/2016
Sale of Common Stock
(316)
12.96
6/7/2016
Sale of Common Stock
(330)
11.94
6/9/2016
Sale of Common Stock
(149)
11.85
6/10/2016

 
 

Nature of the Transaction
Securities
Purchased/(Sold)
Price Per
Share($)
Date of
Purchase / Sale

KARPUS MANAGEMENT, INC., D/B/A/ KARPUS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
(THROUGH THE ACCOUNTS)

Purchase of Common Stock
9
13.07
4/18/2016
Sale of Common Stock
(33,709)
12.96
6/3/2016