August 01, 2012 at 16:05 PM EDT
MFS Announces Closed-End Fund Distributions

MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) announced today monthly distributions of the following closed-end funds, all with declaration dates of August 1, 2012, ex-dividend dates of August 14, 2012, record dates of August 16, 2012, and payable dates of August 31, 2012:

Fund (ticker)

Income/
Share

Other
Sources/
Share*

Total
Amount/
Share

MFS® California Municipal
(AMEX: CCA)

$0.0610 $0.0000 $0.0610

MFS® Charter Income
(NYSE: MCR)

$0.05350 $0.0000 $0.05350

MFS® Government Markets Income
(NYSE: MGF)

$0.0000 $0.042230 $0.042230

MFS® High Income Municipal
(NYSE: CXE)

$0.0310 $0.0000 $0.0310

MFS® High Yield Municipal
(NYSE: CMU)

$0.0270 $0.0000 $0.0270

MFS® Intermarket Income
(NYSE: CMK)

$0.0380 $0.0000 $0.0380

MFS® Intermediate High Income
(NYSE: CIF)

$0.0210 $0.0000 $0.0210

MFS® Intermediate Income
(NYSE: MIN)

$0.0000 $0.044340 $0.044340

MFS® Investment Grade Municipal
(NYSE: CXH)

$0.05250 $0.0000 $0.05250

MFS® Multi Market Income
(NYSE: MMT)

$0.0400 $0.0000 $0.0400

MFS® Municipal Income
(NYSE: MFM)

$0.0400 $0.0000 $0.0400

MFS® Special Value
(NYSE: MFV)

$0.0000 $0.056020 $0.056020

*Distribution from "Other Sources" may contain sources of income other than ordinary income, such as short term capital gains, long term capital gains, or return of capital, which can not be determined until the close of the fund’s fiscal year end. Distributions that are treated for federal income tax purposes as a return of capital will reduce a shareholder’s tax basis in his or her shares and, to the extent the distribution exceeds a shareholder’s adjusted tax basis, will be treated as a gain to the shareholder from a sale of shares. Please see the fund’s most recent dividend source information available from payable date at MFS.com for the breakdown of the distribution.

Investors who want to make changes to their accounts should contact their financial advisor, brokerage firm, or other nominee with whom the shares are registered. If shares are registered with the funds’ transfer agent, Computershare, the transfer agent may be contacted directly at 800-637-2304, or www.computershare.com.

MFS manages approximately $278.2 billion in assets on behalf of individual and institutional investors worldwide as of June 30, 2012. The company traces its origins to 1924 and the creation of America’s first "open end" mutual fund.

The Trusts are closed-end investment products. Shares of the Trusts are only available for purchase/sale, at the current market price, on the NYSE, with the exception of the MFS California Municipal Fund which is available for purchase only on the American Stock Exchange. Shares may trade at a discount to NAV.

MFS Investment Management
500 Boylston St., Boston, MA02116

15812.46

Contacts:

MFS Investment Management
MFS Shareholders or Advisors (investment product information):
Justin Miller, 800-343-2829, ext. 57702
or
Media Only:
John Reilly, 617-954-5305
or
Dan Flaherty, 617-954-4256
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