Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End Funds

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BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2013) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following fund distributions on February 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   3/20/13   3/22/13   4/1/13
             
Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust (NYSE: PIM) (CUSIP:746909-10-0)            
$0.0260 per share investment income   3/20/13   3/22/13   4/1/13
             
Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (NYSE: PMM) (CUSIP:746-823-10-3)            
$0.0389 per share investment income   3/20/13   3/22/13   4/1/13
             
Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (NYSE: PMO) (CUSIP:746922-10-3)            
$0.0559 per share investment income   3/20/13   3/22/13   4/1/13
             
Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE: PPT) (CUSIP:746853-10-0)            
$0.0260 per share investment income   3/20/13   3/22/13   4/1/13
             

Section 19 Disclosure

Managed Municipal Income Trust
Putnam estimates that $0.0380 per share of Managed Municipal Income Trust's dividend is paid from accumulated net investment income, and $0.0009 per represents a nontaxable 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.

Master Intermediate Income Trust
Putnam estimates that $0.0226 per share of Master Intermediate Income Trust's dividend is paid from accumulated net investment income, and $0.0034 per 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.

Premier Income Trust
Putnam estimates that $0.0258 per share of Premier Income Trust's dividend is paid from accumulated net investment income, and $0.0002 per 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.

Contact:
Putnam Shareholders
1-800-225-1581

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