A special meeting of shareholders of the McDonnell Intermediate Municipal Bond Fund has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, 2019. In November 2018, Natixis Investment Managers, L.P. announced plans to transfer ownership of McDonnell Investment Management, LLC to Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P. on January 1, 2019, and to transfer or integrate various operations of McDonnell to or into Loomis Sayles. The purpose of the special meeting is for shareholders to approve a new sub-advisory agreement with Loomis Sayles.

Please see the link below for the proxy statement, which provides detailed information about this important proposal. The special shareholder meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on June 19, 2019 at the offices of Natixis Advisors, L.P., 888 Boylston St., Suite 800, Boston, MA 02199-8197.

Your vote counts
Your vote is extremely important. Please take a few moments to vote your shares, whether or not you plan to attend the meeting.