The GEM team's expectations with respect to the percentages of leverage, country allocation and sector allocation are based on current market conditions and could vary significantly under market conditions following the Reorganizations.The election of each Director approved today (each a "Post-Reorganization Director") is contingent upon the Reorganization of the Target Fund for which such Post-Reorganization Director currently serves as a director into the Combined Fund.Our Debt Management Program is individually designed to provide you with a unique solution for your financial situation.A Christian Debt Services Debt Management Program through our affiliated non-profit servicing agents helps you simplify your monthly unsecured debt obligations. Examples of unsecured debt include: credit cards, department store cards, collection agencies, credit lines, and unsecured personal loans.Debt Management is a consumer relief program whereby we arrange with your creditors to substantially reduce your interest rates and monthly payments on unsecured debt (such as credit cards), allowing you to avoid bankruptcy and the adverse effects it can bring to your credit rating.Debt Management can reduce your total debt owed including interest by as much as 60%, while lowering your monthly payments during the process.
Additionally, it is anticipated that the Combined Fund would begin using leverage for investment purposes through borrowing in an amount currently estimated to be approximately 10% of total assets.The following files are election results since 2001. If you do not have Microsoft Excel, you can download Open Office for free. Previous election results not listed here are available for purchase through the Records and Supplies Department at the Erie County Board of Elections.Depending on your particular situation, Debt Management can be a great option for debt relief as it doesn't require a loan and you can drastically lower your monthly payments, lower interest rates, and pay it off quicker than if you tried on your own.Contingent on the consolidation, the Fund's investment strategy would change to a multi-cap emerging markets equity income investment strategy. The Reorganizations are expected to be voted on by the Target Fund's shareholders in the late first or early second quarter of 2018.The consolidation would achieve certain economies of scale and other operational efficiencies. Subject to the requisite approval of the shareholders of a Target Fund with regard to the applicable Reorganization, it is currently expected that the closing date will be prior to the end of will continue to lead the team that is jointly and primarily responsible for managing the Combined Fund following the consolidation.April 2018In the consolidation, the Fund would consolidate with one or more of the following other closed-end funds: Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Company Opportunities Fund, Inc. The proxy for the Meetings includes further details about the portfolio management team and is available on the Fund's website (aberdeench.com)." data-reactid="30"If the Reorganizations are completed, the global emerging markets equity (GEM) investment team of the Fund's adviser and its affiliates would continue to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Combined Fund following the consolidation.