0001048703-18-000085.txt : 20180802 0001048703-18-000085.hdr.sgml : 20180802 20180802160143 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001048703-18-000085 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20180802 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20180802 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: MANAGED DURATION INVESTMENT GRADE MUNICIPAL FUND CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001235511 IRS NUMBER: 000000000 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0731 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-81192 FILM NUMBER: 18988176 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: C/O INSIGHT INVESTMENT STREET 2: 200 PARK AVE, 7TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10166 BUSINESS PHONE: 2123653226 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: C/O INSIGHT INVESTMENT STREET 2: 200 PARK AVE, 7TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10166 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: MBIA CAPITAL/CLAYMORE MAN DUR INV GRD MUNI FUND DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20090630 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: MBIA CAPITAL CLAYMORE MAN DUR INV GRD MUNI FUND DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20030814 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: MBIA CAPITAL CLAYMORE MANAGED DURATION NATIONAL MUNICIPAL TR DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20030523 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 MZFD5.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. 5) 1

Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)

56165R103
(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)

July 31, 2018
(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  x.

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. 56165R103
 
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
 
WC
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
 
381,743
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
-
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
381,743
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
-
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
381,743
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
5.61%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IA

 


 
CUSIP NO. 56165R103
 
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
 
                PF
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
USA
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
0
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
0
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
0
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
0%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IN


 
CUSIP NO. 56165R103
 
 
 
The following constitutes Amendment No. 5 to the Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned ("Amendment No. 5"). This Amendment No. 5 amends the Schedule 13D as specifically set forth herein.

 
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 (i) 0 Shares directly, and (ii) 381,743 Shares on behalf of accounts that are managed by Karpus (the “Accounts”) under limited powers of attorney, which represents 5.61% of the outstanding Shares. All funds that have been utilized in making such purchases for the Accounts (which are open market purchases unless otherwise noted) are from such Accounts.
 
The aggregate purchase price of the 381,743 Shares beneficially owned by Karpus is approximately $5,254,169, excluding brokerage commissions. Such Shares were purchased with working capital (which may at any given time, include margin loans made by brokerage firms in the ordinary course of business) in open market purchases except as otherwise noted.
 

 
 
 

 
 
CUSIP NO. 56165R103
 
 
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 on 6,800,476 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as of January 31, 2018, as reported in the Issuer's Semi-Annual Report to Shareholders, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2018.
 
 
A.
Karpus Investment Management
 
 
(a)
As of July 31, 2018, Karpus directly beneficially owned 0 Shares, and as the investment adviser of the Accounts may be deemed to beneficially own the 381,743 Shares held in the Accounts.
 
Percentage: Approximately 5.61%
 
 
(b)
1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 381,743
 
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
 
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 381,743
 
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 
(c)
The transactions in the Shares by Karpus since the filing of the last Schedule 13D are set forth in Schedule B and incorporated herein by reference.

 


 

 


 
CUSIP NO. 56165R103
 
 
 
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:  August 2, 2018

 
KARPUS MANAGEMENT, INC.
     
 
By:
/s/ Daniel L. Lippincott
   
Name:
Daniel L. Lippincott, CFA
   
Title:
Director of Investment Personnel and
Sr. Tax-Sensitive Portfolio Manager


 
/s/ George W. Karpus
 
GEORGE W. KARPUS

 
 


 
CUSIP NO. 56165R103
 
 
 
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
None
Dana R. Consler
Executive Vice President
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
None
Thomas M. Duffy
Vice President
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
None
Sharon L. Thornton
Senior Director of Investments
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
None
Daniel L. Lippincott
Sr. Tax-Sensitive Manager and Director of Investment Personnel
183 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
None

 
 
 

 
 
CUSIP NO. 56165R103
 
 
SCHEDULE B
 
Transactions in the Shares Since the filing of the last Schedule 13D

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
(99,042)
$14.30
7/31/2018

MR. KARPUS AND THE KARPUS ENTITIES

Sale of Common Stock
(8,268)
$14.30
7/31/2018