Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser
The fund's investment adviser is The Dreyfus Corporation (Dreyfus). Daniel Barton and Jeffrey Burger are the fund's primary portfolio managers, positions they have held since May 2010 and February 2012, respectively. Mr. Barton is a portfolio manager and senior analyst for tax-sensitive strategies at Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC (Standish). Mr. Burger is a portfolio manager for tax-sensitive strategies at Standish. Messrs. Barton and Burger also are employees of Dreyfus. Standish investment professionals manage Dreyfus-managed funds pursuant to a dual-employee arrangement, under Dreyfus' supervision, and apply their firm's proprietary investment process in managing the funds.
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Notes & Disclosures
- Portfolio composition and allocation is as of 07/31/16 and is subject to change at any time. Totals may not be exact due to rounding. Negative exposures may represent short positions through derivatives.
- Bonds rated BBB/Baa or higher are considered investment grade, while bonds rated BB/Ba or lower are considered speculative as to the timely payment of principal and interest. Credit ratings reflect only those assigned by S&P, Moody's, and/or Fitch. Split-rated bonds, if any, are reported in the higher rating category.
- Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects investments of dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Barclays Municipal Bond Index is a widely accepted, unmanaged total return performance benchmark for the long-term, investment-grade tax-exempt bond market.
- Duration is a measure of volatility expressed in years. The higher the number, the greater the potential for volatility as interest rates change.