Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End Funds

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/14/12 -- The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have announced the following distributions.

                                               EX        RECORD    PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                    DATE      DATE      DATE
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Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE: PCF) (CUSIP: 746779-10-7)
$0.0439 per share investment income            9/20/12   9/24/12   10/1/12
                                               10/22/12  10/24/12  11/1/12

Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust (NYSE: PIM) (CUSIP: 746909-10-0)
$0.0260 per share investment income            9/20/12   9/24/12   10/1/12
                                               10/22/12  10/24/12  11/1/12

Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE: PPT) (CUSIP: 746853-10-0)
$0.0300 per share investment income            9/20/12   9/24/12   10/1/12
                                               10/22/12  10/24/12  11/1/12

Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (NYSE: PMM) (CUSIP: 746-823-10-3)
$0.0389 per share investment income            9/20/12   9/24/12   10/1/12
                                               10/22/12  10/24/12  11/1/12

Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (NYSE: PMO) (CUSIP: 746922-10-3)
$0.0559 per share investment income            9/20/12   9/24/12   10/1/12
                                               10/22/12  10/24/12  11/1/12

Putnam Shareholders Contact:
1-800-225-1581