Final Distribution: Reorganization of European Small-Cap and Global Value into International Premier
article 02-24-2016

Final Distribution: Reorganization of European Small-Cap and Global Value into International Premier

Closing date for reorganization of Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value Funds into Royce International Premier Fund and details regarding final distributions for Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value Funds.

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On January 22, 2016, shareholders of Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value approved a reorganization plan that combined those Funds with Royce International Premier Fund. Effective as of the close of business on January 25, 2016, both Royce European Small-Cap and Global Value Funds were closed to purchases and exchanges into those Funds.

The completion of the reorganization plan to combine Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value Funds into Royce International Premier Fund will take place after the close of business on the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") on Friday, February 26, 2016.

As part of the reorganization, all of the assets and liabilities of Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value Funds will be exchanged for shares of Royce International Premier Fund, with all values being determined as of the closing of the NYSE (generally 4:00pm) on Friday, February 26. Upon completion of the reorganization, Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value Fund shareholders will become shareholders of Royce International Premier Fund. No sales charges or redemption fees will be imposed in connection with the reorganization.

In advance of the completion of the reorganization, both Royce European Small-Cap and Royce Global Value Funds declared their respective final distributions for 2016:

Royce European Small-Cap Fund 

Class Ticker
Symbol
CUSIP
Symbol
Record
Date
Ex-Date Payable
Date
Income S/T
Gains
L/T
Gains
Total
Investment RESNX 780811675 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.0157 0.00 0.00 0.0157
Service RISCX 780905311 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0000

Royce Global Value Fund

Class Ticker
Symbol
CUSIP
Symbol
Record
Date
Ex-Date Payable
Date
Income S/T
Gains
L/T
Gains
Total
Investment RGVIX 780811824 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.1200 0.00 0.00 0.1200
Service RIVFX 780905329 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.0776 0.00 0.00 0.0776
Consultant RGVHX 780811766 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.0000 0.00 0.00 0.0000
R Class RGVRX 780811741 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
K Class RGVKX 780811758 2/23/16 2/24/16 2/24/16 0.0922 0.00 0.00 0.0922

If you have any questions regarding this release, please call Investor Services at 1-800-221-4268. For further information on The Royce Funds, please visit our website at www.roycefunds.com.

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This material is not authorized for distribution unless preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing or sending money.

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