Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IIF) (the "Fund") announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a tender offer to acquire in exchange for cash up to 15 percent of the Fund’s outstanding shares at a price equal to 98.5 percent of the Fund’s net asset value per share as of the close of regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") on the business day immediately following the day the offer expires (the "Tender Offer"). The Tender Offer will commence on June 12, 2020 and will terminate on July 17, 2020, unless extended. Additional terms and conditions of the Tender Offer will be set forth in its offering materials, which will be distributed to the Fund’s stockholders. If more than 15 percent of the Fund’s outstanding shares are tendered, the Fund will purchase its shares from tendering stockholders on a pro rata basis at a price of 98.5 percent of the Fund’s net asset value per share.
The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company that seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in equity securities of Indian issuers. The Fund’s shares are listed on the NYSE under the symbol "IIF."
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Investors are urged to read the following documents, which will contain important information relating to the Tender Offer, when they become available: (i) the Issuer Tender Offer Statement; (ii) the Form of Notice of Guaranteed Delivery; (iii) the Form of Letter to Brokers, Dealers, Commercial Banks, Trust Companies and Other Nominees; (iv) the Form of Letter to Clients of Brokers, Dealers, Commercial Banks, Trust Companies and Other Nominees; (v) the Form of Letter to Stockholders; (vi) a Press Release Announcing the Commencement of the Tender Offer; and (vi) any other documents related to the Tender Offer. Once filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), these documents may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, or from Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. by calling 800-231-2608.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of any such state.
Investing involves risk and it is possible to lose money on any investment in the Fund.
For more information: 800.231.2608