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Pioneer Floating Rate Trust

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Saba Capital Management, L.P.

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Stephen G. Flanagan

Frederic Gabriel

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Summary Total Shareholder Return Performance vs. Benchmark Shareholder Proposals Election of Directors Termination of Investment Manager Saba’s Slate of Qualified Independent Nominees As the largest investor in PHD, Saba’s interests are aligned with all shareholders. PHD’s performance has been substantially worse than its benchmark. Saba’s slate of nominees are qualified and independent. Saba Capital PAGE 2 Strictly Private and Confidential


Total Shareholder Returns Sources : Bloomberg When evaluating the performance of a fund manager, it’s important to observe the total return of your investment (this includes distributions paid) and compare this to the total return of your manager’s benchmark. Through this you will be able to determine if your manager is earning the fees you are paying them to manage your money. The table below shows that while Pioneer is taking millions in advisory fees from shareholders they are significantly underperforming their benchmark. Period Underperformance Vs. Benchmark i 1 Year - 2.1% 2 Year - 3.8% 3 Year - 8.3% Since IPO - 24.7% i Portfolio (Market Price) vs. S&P LSTA Leveraged Loan Index, Bloomberg, L.P. 6/30/2020 Year - To - Date Performance Vs. Benchmark - 5.7 % Saba Capital PAGE 3 Strictly Private and Confidential


Current Trustees Name of Trustee Total Compensation from Pioneer Funds Shares Owned of Pioneer Floating Rate Trust (PHD) i Lisa M. Jones Pioneer Employee – undisclosed None Kenneth J. Taubes Pioneer Employee – undisclosed None John E. Baumgardner, Jr. $20,604 each year None Diane P. Durnin $61,108 each year None Benjamin M. Friedman $288,500 each year None Lorraine H. Monchak $279,250 each year None Thomas J. Perna $365,500 each year None Marguerite A. Piret $271,750 each year None Fred J. Ricciardi $256,250 each year None i Pioneer Floating Rate Trust, PREC14A 7/20/20 Saba Capital PAGE 4 Strictly Private and Confidential


Termination of Advisory Agreement Plan Saba Capital PAGE 5 Strictly Private and Confidential Saba has a thoughtful and organized plan surrounding this proposal that we believe will benefit all of PHD’s shareholders. Our involvement in recent similar shareholder votes is evidence to our thoughtfulness on these matters, including but not limited to: • Potential new investment advisors • Revised fee structures • Existing and new service providers • Alternative options for fund structure





Saba Capital Management, L.P. (“Saba Capital”), Boaz R. Weinstein , Charles I. Clarvit, Stephen G. Flanagan and Frederic Gabriel (collectively, the “Participants”) have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a definitive proxy statement and accompanying form of proxy to be used in connection with the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of Pioneer Floating Rate Trust (the “Fund”). All shareholders of the Fund are advised to read the definitive proxy statement and other documents related to the solicitation of proxies by the Participants as they contain important information, including additional information related to the Participants. The definitive proxy statement and an accompanying proxy card is being furnished to some or all of the Fund’s shareholders and will be, along with other relevant documents, available at no charge on the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov/.


Information about the Participants and a description of their direct or indirect interests by security holdings is contained in the definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed by Saba Capital with the SEC on July 29, 2020 and the amendment to the definitive proxy statement on Scheduled 14A filed by Saba Capital with the SEC on August 18, 2020. These documents are available free of charge from the source indicated above.