Acorn Income Fund appoints Nigel Sidebottom to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– GUERNSEY, St. Peter Port – Acorn Income Fund Limited (LON:AIF) today announced that Nigel Sidebottom has been appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Ms Helen Green, Chairman, said “I am delighted that Nigel has agreed to join the Board. We believe that retaining Nigel’s wealth of experience in closed-ended funds, and Acorn in particular following his retirement from Premier, will be valuable to shareholders”.

Mr Sidebottom was until recently the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Head of Closed Ended Funds at Premier Asset Management, the parent company of the Company’s investment manager. In accordance with the AIC Code of Corporate Governance, the Board will therefore deem Mr Sidebottom to be a Non-independent Director.

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