Cohen & Steers Closed-End Funds Receive Demand Letter Regarding Auction Preferred Shares

Jun 23, 2010, 18:53 ET from Cohen & Steers

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cohen & Steers Quality Income Realty Fund, Inc. (NYSE: RQI) and Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: UTF) (the "Funds") received a demand letter from a law firm on behalf of a common shareholder.  The demand letters allege that the Funds' investment advisor, officers and Boards of Directors breached their duties related to the redemption of the Funds' auction preferred shares.  A committee of independent Directors has been formed to evaluate the demand letters.

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