0001137439-21-000726.txt : 20210812 0001137439-21-000726.hdr.sgml : 20210812 20210812162845 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001137439-21-000726 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 425 PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 3 FILED AS OF DATE: 20210812 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20210812 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: DELAWARE INVESTMENTS MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND II, INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000895658 IRS NUMBER: 411737158 STATE OF INCORPORATION: MN FISCAL YEAR END: 0330 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 425 SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 811-07420 FILM NUMBER: 211167992 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 INDEPENDENCE STREET 2: 610 MARKET STREET CITY: PHILADELPHIA STATE: PA ZIP: 19106-2354 BUSINESS PHONE: 18005231918 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 INDEPENDENCE STREET 2: 610 MARKET STREET CITY: PHILADELPHIA STATE: PA ZIP: 19106-2354 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: DELAWARE INVESTMENTS MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND II INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20020327 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: VOYAGEUR MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND II INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19930519 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Delaware Investments National Municipal Income Fund CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000895574 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: UNKNOWN SIC - 0000 [0000] IRS NUMBER: 411737161 STATE OF INCORPORATION: MA FISCAL YEAR END: 0330 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 425 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 INDEPENDENCE STREET 2: 610 MARKET STREET CITY: PHILADELPHIA STATE: PA ZIP: 19106-2354 BUSINESS PHONE: 18005231918 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 INDEPENDENCE STREET 2: 610 MARKET STREET CITY: PHILADELPHIA STATE: PA ZIP: 19106-2354 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: DELAWARE INVESTMENTS FLORIDA INSURED MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20020327 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: VOYAGEUR FLORIDA INSURED MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19930519 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: VOYAGEUR FLORIDA INSURD MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19930122 425 1 20210812vfl425.htm

Filing by Delaware Investments National Municipal Income Fund pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933, and deemed filed under Rule 14a-12(b) under the Securities Act of 1934.

Subject Company: Delaware Investments Minnesota Municipal Income Fund II, Inc. (SEC File No. 811-07420)


 


Press release
 
PHILADELPHIA, August 12, 2021
For immediate release
Delaware Funds® by Macquarie municipal income funds announce Board approval of municipal closed-end fund reorganizations

Today, the following three municipal income funds, Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc. (VCF); Delaware Investments National Municipal Income Fund (VFL); and Delaware Investments Minnesota Municipal Income Fund II, Inc. (VMM) (each, a “Fund” and together, the “Funds”), each a closed-end management investment company, announced that the Boards of Directors/Trustees (the “Boards”) of the Funds approved the reorganization of each of VCF and VMM into VFL (each, a “Reorganization” and together, the “Reorganizations”).

It is currently expected that the Reorganizations will be completed in early 2022 subject to approval by Fund shareholders and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

This press release is not intended to, and does not constitute an offer to purchase or sell shares of the Funds nor is this press release intended to solicit a proxy from any shareholder of any of the Funds. The solicitation of the purchase or sale of securities or of proxies to effect the Reorganizations will only be made by either a definitive Proxy Statement or a definitive Proxy Statement/Prospectus.

This press release references a Proxy Statement and a Proxy Statement/Prospectus, to be filed by the Funds. The Proxy Statement and the Proxy Statement/Prospectus have yet to be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). After the Proxy Statement and the Proxy Statement/Prospectus are filed with the SEC, each may be amended or withdrawn. The Proxy Statement/Prospectus will not be distributed to shareholders of the Funds unless and until a Registration Statement comprising of the Proxy Statement/Prospectus is declared effective by the SEC.

SHAREHOLDERS OF THE FUNDS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THESE DOCUMENTS WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE REORGANIZATIONS. SHAREHOLDERS SHOULD CONSIDER THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES, AND EXPENSES OF THE FUNDS CAREFULLY. THE PROXY STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS WILL CONTAIN INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES, AND EXPENSES OF THE FUNDS.

The Proxy Statement and the Proxy Statement/Prospectus will not constitute an offer to buy or sell securities, in any state where such offer or sale is not permitted.

Shareholders may obtain free copies (when they become available) of the Proxy Statement, the Proxy Statement/Prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, free copies (when they become available) of the Proxy Statement, the Proxy Statement/Prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC may also be obtained by directing a request to the Funds at 800 523-1918.


The investment objective of Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc. and Delaware Investments Minnesota Municipal Income Fund II, Inc. is to provide current income exempt from federal income tax and from the personal income tax of its state, if any, consistent with the preservation of capital. The investment objective of Delaware Investments National Municipal Income Fund is to provide current income exempt from regular federal income tax consistent with the preservation of capital.

About Macquarie Investment Management

Macquarie Investment Management, a member of Macquarie Group, includes the former Delaware Investments and is a global asset manager with offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. As active managers, we prioritize autonomy and accountability at the team level in pursuit of opportunities that matter for clients. Macquarie Investment Management is supported by the resources of Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), a global provider of asset management, investment, banking, financial and advisory services.

Advisory services are provided by Macquarie Investment Management Business Trust, a registered investment advisor. Macquarie Group refers to Macquarie Group Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. For more information about Delaware Funds® by Macquarie, visit delawarefunds.com or call 800 523-1918.

Other than Macquarie Bank Limited (MBL), none of the entities referred to in this document are authorized deposit-taking institutions for the purposes of the Banking Act 1959 (Commonwealth of Australia). The obligations of these entities do not represent deposits or other liabilities of MBL, a subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited and an affiliate of Macquarie Investment Management. MBL does not guarantee or otherwise provide assurance in respect of the obligations of these entities, unless noted otherwise.

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