Adjournment Of Special Meeting Of Shareholders Regarding The Proposed Acquisition Of Assets Of AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc. By AB Income Fund, A Series Of AB Bond Fund, Inc.

01 Feb, 2016, 16:36 ET from AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A Special Meeting of Shareholders of AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: ACG) scheduled for today to consider the proposed acquisition of the assets and the assumption of the liabilities of the Fund by AB Income Fund (the "Acquiring Fund"), a series of AB Bond Fund, Inc. (the "Acquisition") was convened as scheduled on February 1, 2016, but has been adjourned until March 1, 2016, to allow additional time for the solicitation of proxies with respect to the proposed Acquisition.  The Special Meeting will be reconvened at 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Only stockholders of record on November 4, 2015 will be entitled to vote at the reconvened Special Meeting on March 1, 2016. 

The Fund is a closed-end management investment company whose shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The Acquiring Fund is a newly created series of AB Bond Fund, Inc., an open-end management investment company. Each of the Fund and the AB Bond Fund, Inc. is an investment company registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and each is organized as a Maryland corporation.  Both the Fund and the Acquiring Fund are advised by AllianceBernstein L.P.  As of January 15, 2016, the net assets of the Fund were $1.69 billion.

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