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Three Columbia Funds Recognized with Lipper Fund Awards


Winning Funds Across Asset Classes Honored for Consistent Performance
and Risk-Adjusted Approach

Three Columbia funds have received 2019 Lipper Fund Awards as
high-performing mutual funds in their respective Lipper classifications
for the period ending December 31, 2018:

  • Columbia Dividend Income Fund, I3
    Equity Income Funds
    (118 funds
    1) – 5 years
  • Columbia Global Technology Growth Fund, I2
    Science &
    Technology Funds (37 funds
    1) – 5 years
  • Columbia AMT-Free New York Intermediate Muni Bond Fund, I
    York Intermediate Municipal Debt Funds (11 funds
    – 5 years

The U.S. Lipper Fund Awards recognize funds and fund management firms
for their consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and 10-year
performance, relative to their peers, based on Lipper's quantitative,
performance-based methodology.2

The three funds recognized underscore the firm's competitive product set
in asset classes such as equities and tax-exempt fixed income. In the
past two years, Columbia Threadneedle has earned over 40 Lipper Fund
Awards in the U.S., UK, Germany, Austria, France, Netherlands, the
Nordic countries and Hong Kong as a result of its consistent approach to
active management.

"We're proud to have multiple funds recognized by Lipper once again as
it demonstrates our team's focus on delivering consistently competitive,
risk-adjusted performance," said Colin Moore, Global Chief Investment
Officer at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. "Our portfolio managers
benefit from our broad fundamental and quantitative research
capabilities, and our collaborative culture ensures that investment
insight and perspective are shared throughout the firm."

Past performance does not guarantee future results.

About Columbia Threadneedle Investments:
Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset manager that provides
a broad range of investment strategies and solutions for individual,
institutional and corporate clients around the world. With more than
2,000 people, including over 450 investment professionals based in North
America, Europe and Asia, we manage $431 billion3 of assets
across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset
allocation solutions and alternatives.

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global asset management group
of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). For more information, please
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Past performance does not guarantee future results.

1 Within the respective Lipper classification.

2 The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for
Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure
calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper
Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible
classification wins the Lipper Fund Award.

3 As of December 31, 2018. Includes all assets managed by
entities in the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.

The Lipper Fund Awards are sponsored by Refinitiv,
formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, and
celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment
community. The Lipper Fund Awards recognize the world's top funds, fund
management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor
relations teams. For more information, please contact
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Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges
and expenses of a mutual fund carefully before investing. For a free
prospectus or a summary prospectus, which contains this and other
important information about the funds, visit Read the prospectus carefully before

Market risk may affect a single issuer, sector of the economy,
industry or the market as a whole. Value securities may be
unprofitable if the market fails to recognize their intrinsic worth or
the portfolio manager misgauged that worth. Investments in a limited
number of companies subject the fund to greater risk of loss. The fund
may invest significantly in issuers within a particular sector,
which may be negatively affected by market, economic or other
conditions, making the fund more vulnerable to unfavorable developments
in the sector. A rise in interest rates may result in a price decline of
fixed-income instruments held by the fund, negatively impacting its
performance and NAV. Falling rates may result in the fund investing in
lower yielding debt instruments, lowering the fund's income and yield.
These risks may be heightened for longer maturity and duration

Investment products are not federally or FDIC-insured, are not deposits
or obligations of, or guaranteed by, any financial institution and
involve investment risks, including possible loss of principal and
fluctuation in value.

Columbia Funds are distributed by Columbia Management Investment
Distributors, Inc., member FINRA. Advisory services provided by Columbia
Management Investment Advisers, LLC.

Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc.
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Street, Boston, MA 02110-2804

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