DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cushing® MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE: SRV), Cushing® Energy Income Fund (formerly known as the Cushing® Royalty & Income Fund) (NYSE: SRF), The Cushing® Renaissance Fund (NYSE: SZC), The Cushing® MLP Infrastructure Master Fund, The Cushing® MLP Infrastructure Fund I and The Cushing® MLP Infrastructure Fund II, (collectively, the "Funds") sadly announce today that Edward N. McMillan, Lead Independent Trustee of the Funds, died unexpectedly on September 19, 2016 after a brief illness. Mr. McMillan had served as a Trustee of the Funds since the inception of each Fund.
Jerry Swank, President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Trustees, commented, "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague, Ed McMillan. He was an exemplary member of the Board and his commitment to serving Fund shareholders will inspire and stay with us always. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, management team and employees, we mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to his family."
The Funds have initiated the process of identifying and appointing a new Trustee and expect to be able to complete the process in a timely manner. Fund shareholders will be notified upon the appointment of a new Trustee.
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SOURCE Cushing® Asset Management, LP