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Ex Date: December 11, 2012
Payment Date: December 20, 2012
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Preferred Income Fund II
Preferred Income Fund III
At this time, it is anticipated that the above four Funds will accelerate the declaration of their
A portion of a Fund's current distribution may include sources other than net investment income, including a return of capital. Investors should understand that a return of capital is not a distribution from income or gains of a Fund. As required under the Investment Company Act of 1940, a notice with the estimated components of the distribution will be sent to shareholders at the time of payment if it does not consist solely of net investment income. Such notice will also be posted to the Funds' website at www.jhfunds.com. The notice should not be used to prepare tax returns as the estimates indicated in the notice may differ from the ultimate federal income tax characterization of distributions. After the end of each calendar year, investors will be sent a Form 1099-DIV informing them how to report distributions received during that year for federal income tax purposes.
Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined by
An investor should consider a Fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing.
John Hancock Financial is a unit of
The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in