MFS Announces Portfolio Management Appointment for MFS Multimarket Income Trust
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) announced that Robert Persons, CFA, has been named a portfolio manager of MFS® Multimarket Income Trust (NYS: MMT) , a closed end fund, effective May 15, 2013. MFS believes his appointment will strengthen the portfolio management team of MMT and will help support the achievement of its investment objective. There are no changes to the fund's investment objective or strategy.
Persons joins a highly-experienced six-person portfolio management team, which currently includes MFS portfolio managers William Adams, Ward Brown, David Cole, Pilar Gomez-Bravo, Richard Hawkins and Matthew Ryan. In addition, Erik Weisman, a current member of the management team, will relinquish his portfolio management responsibilities for the fund effective today. Weisman will continue in his other current portfolio management and analyst duties at MFS.
Persons is an investment officer and a fixed income portfolio manager. He joined MFS in 2000 as an investment grade fixed income research analyst. Prior to joining MFS, he served twelve years as a bond analyst and portfolio manager at other asset management firms.
About MFS Investment Management
MFS is a premier global money management firm with investment offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. The firm's history dates back to March 21, 1924, and the establishment of the first US "open-end" mutual fund. MFS manages $358.8 billion in assets on behalf of individual and institutional investors worldwide, as of April 30, 2013. Please visit mfs.com for more information.
The Trust is a closed-end investment product. Shares of the Trust are only available for purchase/sale, at the current market price, on the NYSE. Shares may trade at a discount to NAV.
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