Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End Funds

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BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2013) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have announced updated Section 19 Disclosure for the following distributions below previously declared on November 22, 2013.

             
    EX   RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE   DATE
             
Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE: PCF) (CUSIP:746779-10-7)            
$0.0390 per share investment income   12/19/13   12/23/13   1/02/14
             
Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust (NYSE: PIM) (CUSIP:746909-10-0)            
$0.0260 per share investment income   12/19/13   12/23/13   1/02/14
             
Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (NYSE: PMM) (CUSIP:746823-10-3)            
$0.0389 per share investment income   12/19/13   12/23/13   1/02/14
             
Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (NYSE: PMO) (CUSIP:746922-10-3)            
$0.0595 per share investment income   12/19/13   12/23/13   1/02/14
             
Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE: PPT) (CUSIP:746853-10-0)            
$0.0260 per share investment income   12/19/13   12/23/13   1/02/14
             
             

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURE

High Income Securities Fund
 Putnam estimates that $0.0368 per share of High Income Securities Fund's dividend is paid from accumulated net investment income, and $0.0022 per share represents a return of capital. These estimates and the sources of the fund's dividends and distributions are determined in accordance with accounting principles applicable to the fund. These principles may vary from those applicable to the characterization of distributions under federal tax law and, accordingly, federal tax law treatment will likely vary from the estimated characterization above. In addition, the sources of dividends are estimated at the time of declaration. Actual results will vary from these estimates. A non-taxable return of capital, if any, cannot be determined until after the end of the fund's fiscal year. In January 2014, you will receive final information as to the federal tax status of this and other distributions from the fund in the preceding calendar year.

Managed Municipal Income Trust
 
Putnam estimates that $0.0372 per share of Managed Municipal Income Trust's dividend is paid from accumulated net investment income, and $0.0017 per share represents a non-taxable return of capital. These estimates and the sources of the fund's dividends and distributions are determined in accordance with accounting principles applicable to the fund. These principles may vary from those applicable to the characterization of distributions under federal tax law and, accordingly, federal tax law treatment will likely vary from the estimated characterization above. In addition, the sources of dividends are estimated at the time of declaration. Actual results will vary from these estimates. A non-taxable return of capital, if any, cannot be determined until after the end of the fund's fiscal year. In January 2014, you will receive final information as to the federal tax status of this and other distributions from the fund in the preceding calendar year.

Contact:
PUTNAM SHAREHOLDERS CONTACT:
1-800-225-1581

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