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Brookfield Investment Management Inc. Announces Shareholder Approval of the Reorganizations

Brookfield Investment Management Inc. Announces Shareholder Approval of the Reorganizations of each of Helios Advantage Income Fund, Inc., Helios High Income Fund, Inc., Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund, Inc. and Helios Strategic Income Fund, Inc. int

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 07/18/14 -- Brookfield Investment Management Inc. (the "Adviser") announced today that, at a joint special meeting held earlier today, shareholders of each of Helios Advantage Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:HAV), Helios High Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:HIH), Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:HMH), and Helios Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:HSA) approved the reorganization of each of HAV, HIH, HMH and HSA into Brookfield High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE:HHY) (each of HAV, HIH, HMH, HSA, and HHY a "Fund" and together, the "Funds") and shareholders of HHY have approved the issuance of additional shares of common stock of HHY in connection with the reorganizations.

It is currently expected that the reorganizations will be completed in the third quarter of 2014, subject to all applicable regulatory requirements and other customary closing conditions being satisfied. The Funds will issue a press release announcing the closing date of the reorganizations and the final distributions for HAV, HIH, HMH and HSA shareholders. The reorganizations, if completed, will occur based on the relative net asset values of (i) HAV and HHY, (ii) HIH and HHY, (iii) HMH and HHY, and (iv) HSA and HHY, respectively.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset manager with $190 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2014. Brookfield has over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. The company offers a range of public and private investment products and services, which leverage its expertise and experience and provide it with a competitive advantage in the markets where it operates. On behalf of its clients, Brookfield is also an active investor in the public securities markets, where its experience extends over 30 years. Over this time, the company has successfully developed several investment operations and built expertise in the management of institutional portfolios, retail mutual funds, and structured product investments.

Brookfield's public market activities are conducted by Brookfield Investment Management, a registered investment advisor. These activities complement Brookfield's core competencies and include global listed real estate and infrastructure equities, corporate credit and opportunistic credit strategies. Headquartered in New York, NY, Brookfield Investment Management maintains offices and investment teams in Toronto, Chicago, Boston and London and has over $14 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2014. Each of Helios Advantage Income Fund, Inc., Helios High Income Fund, Inc., Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund, Inc., Helios Strategic Income Fund, Inc. and Brookfield High Income Fund Inc. is managed by Brookfield Investment Management.

Additional Information about the Reorganizations and Where to Find It

This press release is not intended to, and shall not, constitute an offer to purchase or sell shares of any of the Funds; nor is this press release intended to solicit a proxy from any shareholder of any of the Funds.

The Funds and their respective directors, officers and employees, and Brookfield Investment Management Inc., and its officers and employees and other persons may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies with respect to the reorganizations. Investors and shareholders may obtain more detailed information regarding the direct and indirect interests of the Funds' respective directors, officers and employees, and Brookfield Investment Management Inc. and its officers and employees and other persons by reading the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus regarding the reorganizations, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on May 27, 2014.

INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF THE FUNDS ARE URGED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUSES AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THESE DOCUMENTS CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE REORGANIZATIONS. INVESTORS SHOULD CONSIDER THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUNDS CAREFULLY. THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUSES CONTAINS INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUNDS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUNDS. The Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus does not constitute an offer to sell securities, nor will it constitute a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, in any state where such offer or sale is not permitted.

Investors may obtain free copies of the Registration Statement and Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC at the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, free copies of each Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC may also be obtained by directing a request to Brookfield Investment Management at [email protected].

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements made in this news release that are not historical facts are referred to as "forward-looking statements" under the U.S. federal securities laws. Actual future results or occurrences may differ significantly from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Generally, the words "believe," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "project," "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the historical experience of Brookfield Investment Management Inc. and the Funds managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc. and its present expectations or projections, including risks relating to the timing and consummation of the reorganizations and the expected benefits of the reorganizations. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Brookfield Investment Management Inc. and the Funds managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc. undertake no responsibility to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements.

The Funds use their web site as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding the Funds is routinely posted on and accessible at www.brookfieldim.com.

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