SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/

(Last) (First) (Middle)
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATE CENTER
100 N TRYON ST

(Street)
CHARLOTTE NC 28255

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FEDERATED PREMIER MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND [ FMN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/18/2019
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Auction Rate Preferred Shares(1) 10/18/2019 J(1)(2) 1,163 D(1) (1) 0 I By Subsidiary(2)
Variable Rate Municipal Term Preferred Shares 10/18/2019 J(1)(2) 2,272 A(1) (1) 2,272 I By Subsidiary(2)(3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/

(Last) (First) (Middle)
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATE CENTER
100 N TRYON ST

(Street)
CHARLOTTE NC 28255

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Banc of America Preferred Funding Corp

(Last) (First) (Middle)
214 NORTH TRYON STREET

(Street)
CHARLOTTE NC 28255

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE BRYANT PARK

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10036

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BANK OF AMERICA NA

(Last) (First) (Middle)
100 N. TRYON STREET

(Street)
CHARLOTTE NC 28255

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The 1,163 auction rate preferred shares (the "ARPS Shares") shown reported as disposed of in Table I represent ARPS Shares of the Issuer that were beneficially owned in part by Bank of America, N.A. ("BANA") and in part by Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C. ("Blue Ridge"). The ARPS Shares were sold to the Issuer as a result of a tender offer made by the Issuer for an aggregate tender price of $28,785,890.95 (which included a payment equal to $24,750 per share (representing 99% percent of the $25,000 liquidation preference per share) and accrued dividends of $1,640.95). The 2,272 variable rate municipal term preferred shares (the "VMTP Shares") reported as acquired in Table I represent VMTP Shares of which 1,809 VMTP Shares are beneficially owned by Banc of America Preferred Funding Corporation ("PFC") and 463 VMTP Shares are beneficially owned by Blue Ridge. The VMTP Shares were acquired from the Issuer at a price of $50,000 per share. BANA, PFC, and Blue Ridge are each a wholly owned subs
2. This statement is jointly filed by BAC, PFC and Blue Ridge. BAC holds an indirect interest in the securities listed in Table I by virtue of its indirect ownership of its subsidiaries PFC and Blue Ridge.
3. Each reporting person declares that neither the filing of this statement nor anything herein shall be construed as an admission that such person is, for the purposes of Section 13(d) of the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any other purpose, (i) acting (or has agreed or is agreeing to act together with any other person) as a partnership, limited partnership, syndicate or other group for the purpose of acquiring, holding or disposing of securities of the Issuer or otherwise with respect to the Issuer or any securities of the Issuer or (ii) a member of any group with respect to the Issuer or any securities of the Issuer.
/s/ Ally Pecarro (BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION) 10/22/2019
/s/ Michael Jentis (BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.) 10/22/2019
/s/ Michael Jentis (BANC OF AMERICA PREFERRED FUNDING CORPORATION) 10/22/2019
/s/ Michael Jentis (BLUE RIDGE INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.) 10/22/2019
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EXHIBIT 99.1

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

Pursuant to and in accordance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and the rules and regulations thereunder, each party hereto hereby agrees to the joint filing, on behalf of each of them, of any filing required by such party under Section 13 or Section 16 of the Exchange Act or any rule or regulation thereunder (including any amendment, restatement, supplement, and/or exhibit thereto) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (and, if such security is registered on a national securities exchange, also with the exchange), and further agrees to the filing, furnishing, and/or incorporation by reference of this agreement as an exhibit thereto. This agreement shall remain in full force and effect until revoked by any party hereto in a signed writing provided to each other party hereto, and then only with respect to such revoking party.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each party hereto, being duly authorized, has caused this agreement to be executed and effective as of the date set forth below.

Date: October 22, 2019
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
   
 
By:
/s/ Ally Pecarro
 
 
Name:  Ally Pecarro
 
Title:  Attorney-in-fact
   
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
 
By:
/s/ Michael Jentis
 
 
Name:  Michael Jentis
 
Title:  Managing Director
   
 
BANC OF AMERICA PREFERRED FUNDING CORPORATION
 
By:
/s/ Michael Jentis
 
 
Name:  Michael Jentis
 
Title:  Authorized Signatory
   
 
BLUE RIDGE INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.
 
By:
/s/ Michael Jentis
 
 
Name:  Michael Jentis
 
Title:  Authorized Signatory




EXHIBIT 99.2

JOINT FILER INFORMATION

Item
 
Information
Name:

 
Banc of America Preferred Funding Corporation
 
Address:

 
214 North Tryon Street

Charlotte, North Carolina 28255

Date of Event Requiring
Statement (Month/Day/Year):
 
 
October 18, 2019
Issuer Name and Ticker or
Trading Symbol:
 
 
FEDERATED PREMIER MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND [FMN]
Relationship of Reporting
Person(s) to Issuer:
 
 
10% Owner
If Amendment, Date Original
Filed (Month/Day/Year):
 
 
Not Applicable
Individual or Joint/Group Filing:
 
 
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Signature:
 
Banc of America Preferred Funding Corporation
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Michael Jentis
 
 
 
Name: Michael Jentis
 
 
Title: Authorized Signatory
 
 
Date: October 22, 2019
 
 
   


Item
 
Information
Name:

 
Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C.
 
Address:

 
One Bryant Park

New York, New York 10036
Date of Event Requiring
Statement (Month/Day/Year):

 
October 18, 2019
Issuer Name and Ticker or
Trading Symbol:

 
FEDERATED PREMIER MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND [FMN]
Relationship of Reporting
Person(s) to Issuer:

 
10% Owner
If Amendment, Date Original
Filed (Month/Day/Year):

 
Not Applicable
Individual or Joint/Group Filing:

 
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Signature:
 
Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C.
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Michael Jentis
 
 
 
Name: Michael Jentis
 
 
Title: Authorized Signatory
 
 
Date: October 22, 2019