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Nuveen Municipal 2021 Target Term Fund (NYSE: NHA)

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Nuveen Asset Management is a premier asset manager with a broad range of investment solutions for high net worth individuals and institutional clients. With an extensive history evaluating the municipal bond markets, Nuveen Asset Management offers our clients an approach to investing that emphasizes quality and ingenuity. Today our solutions span multiple asset classes, from traditional and specialized equity to taxable and municipal fixed income. Our heritage demonstrates quality and innovation that stand the test of time.

Manager Bios

John Miller, CFA

John Miller, CFA
John serves in a strategic role as the co-head of fixed income for Nuveen Asset Management, responsible for the investment process and performance of the firm's municipal fixed income group. He is also the lead manager of the High Yield Municipal Bond Strategy, the California High Yield Municipal Bond Strategy, and related institutional portfolios. In addition, he co-manages the All-American Municipal Bond Strategy and the Strategic Municipal Opportunities Strategy and oversees a number of closed-end funds.

As the co-head of fixed income, John leads one of the largest and most experienced municipal bond asset managers in the investment industry. The firm’s team of more than 40 portfolio managers, sector specialists, analysts and traders covers the full spectrum of municipal sectors and niche markets across the United States and its territories. John oversees Nuveen Asset Management’s actively managed investment approach that is firmly rooted in rigorous, bottom-up credit research to help identify attractively valued municipal bond investments. As they seek out investment opportunities, his team members are able to leverage Nuveen Asset Management’s large market presence and rich heritage of more than 100 years in the municipal marketplace.

John is a trusted public voice in discussing key issues and trends within the municipal market. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Fox Business News. His perspective is often sought out by leading industry media such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg News and Morningstar. He has also served as a panelist on Barron’s Municipal Bond Roundtable.

John’s background features nearly 20 years of experience in the municipal marketplace. Before being named the co-head of fixed income in 2011, he was chief investment officer for the firm’s municipal bond team starting in 2007. He was named a managing director and head of portfolio management for Nuveen Asset Management in 2006. John became a portfolio manager in 2000 after starting at the firm as a municipal credit analyst in 1996. He began working in the financial industry at a private account management firm in 1993.

John earned a B.A. in economics and political science from Duke University, an M.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. in finance with honors from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.

Steven Hlavin

Steven Hlavin
As a member of the High Yield Portfolio Management Team, Steve is a portfolio manager for the Nuveen Short Duration High Yield Municipal Bond Strategy and supports the management of the firm’s other High Yield Municipal Bond portfolios. He oversees a number of state-specific, tax-exempt portfolios including the Kansas Municipal Bond, Louisiana Municipal Bond and Wisconsin Municipal Bond Strategies. Steve is also responsible for the tender option bond/inverse floating rate program used by some of the firm’s closed-end and open-end funds. In addition, he manages two closed-end funds that rely on the use of tender option bonds for leverage and co-manages several ETFs.

Steve began his career in the financial industry in 2003 when he joined Nuveen Asset Management. Prior to his current position at the firm, he worked as a senior analyst responsible for risk management and performance measurement processes.

Steve earned a B.A. in finance and accounting and an M.B.A. in finance from Miami University. He has been a speaker at the Leveraging Performance Attribution Analysis for Fixed Income Investments Conference series and the Municipal Bond Buyers Conference.

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