MFS Announces Closed-End Fund Distributions

MFS Announces Closed-End Fund Distributions

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) announced today monthly distributions of the following closed-end funds, all with declaration dates of March 1, 2013, ex-dividend dates of March 12, 2013, record dates of March 14, 2013, and payable dates of March 28, 2013:

Fund (ticker)






MFS® California Municipal
      $0.0500     $0.0000     $0.0500
MFS® Charter Income
      $0.0530     $0.0000     $0.0530
MFS® Government Markets Income
      $0.0000     $0.040490     $0.040490
MFS® High Income Municipal
      $0.0270     $0.0000     $0.0270
MFS® High Yield Municipal
      $0.0240     $0.0000     $0.0240
MFS® Intermarket Income
      $0.0370     $0.0000     $0.0370
MFS® Intermediate High Income
      $0.0210     $0.0000     $0.0210
MFS® Intermediate Income
      $0.0000     $0.043280     $0.043280
MFS® Investment Grade Municipal
      $0.0460     $0.0000     $0.0460
MFS® Multi Market Income
      $0.0400     $0.0000     $0.0400
MFS® Municipal Income
      $0.0370     $0.0000     $0.0370
MFS® Special Value
      $0.0000     $0.058240     $0.058240

*Distribution from "Other Sources" may contain sources of income other than ordinary income, such as short term capital gains, long term capital gains, or return of capital, which can not be determined until the close of the fund's fiscal year end. Distributions that are treated for federal income tax purposes as a return of capital will reduce a shareholder‘s tax basis in his or her shares and, to the extent the distribution exceeds a shareholder‘s adjusted tax basis, will be treated as a gain to the shareholder from a sale of shares. Please see the fund's most recent dividend source information available from payable date at for the breakdown of the distribution.

Investors who want to make changes to their accounts should contact their financial advisor, brokerage firm, or other nominee with whom the shares are registered. If shares are registered with the funds’ transfer agent, Computershare, the transfer agent may be contacted directly at 800-637-2304, or

MFS manages approximately $338.3 billion in assets on behalf of individual and institutional investors worldwide as of January 31, 2013. The company traces its origins to 1924 and the creation of America’s first "open end" mutual fund.

The Trusts are closed-end investment products. Shares of the Trusts are only available for purchase/sale, at the current market price, on the NYSE, with the exception of the MFS California Municipal Fund which is available for purchase only on the American Stock Exchange. Shares may trade at a discount to NAV.

MFS Investment Management
111 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02119


MFS Shareholders or Advisors (investment product information):
Justin Miller, 800-343-2829, ext. 57702
Media Only:
John Reilly, 617-954-5305
Dan Flaherty, 617-954-4256

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