First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update Call for Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities

  First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update Call for
  Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund

Business Wire

WHEATON, Ill. -- February 19, 2013

First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announced today that Macquarie/First Trust
Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE: MFD) intends to
host a conference call with Macquarie Capital Investment Management, LLC and
Four Corners Capital Management, LLC, the Fund’s investment sub-advisors, on
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 4:15 P.M. Eastern Time. The purpose of the call
is to hear the Fund’s portfolio management team provide an update for the
Fund.

--   Dial-in Number: (866) 865-6631; International (706) 679-1727; and
       Passcode # 93498460.
       Please call 10 to 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the
       teleconference.
       
--     Telephone Replay: (800) 585-8367; International (404) 537-3406; and
       Passcode # 93498460.
       The replay will be available after the call until 11:59 P.M. Eastern
       Time on Monday, March 25, 2013.
       

First Trust Advisors L.P., the Fund’s investment advisor, along with its
affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately-held companies which
provide a variety of investment services, including asset management and
financial advisory services, with collective assets under management or
supervision of approximately $67 billion as of January 31, 2013, through unit
investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and
separate managed accounts.

Macquarie Capital Investment Management LLC (“MCIM”) and Four Corners Capital
Management, LLC (“Four Corners”) are the Fund's investment sub-advisors. Both
MCIM and Four Corners operate within Macquarie Funds Group (“MFG”) and are
wholly-owned, indirect subsidiaries of Macquarie Group Limited (“Macquarie
Group”). Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory,
investment and funds management services. Macquarie Funds Group is the global
investment management business of Macquarie Group. The Fund's Core Component,
which consists primarily of equity securities and equity-like securities
issued by infrastructure issuers, is managed by MCIM, which started operations
in 2004 with the launch of the Fund. MCIM and its Australia-based affiliates
managed approximately $2.4 billion of assets as of January 31, 2013, in MFG’s
Infrastructure Securities portfolios, which includes the Fund. The Fund’s
Senior Loan Component is managed by Four Corners. Four Corners was founded in
2001 and became a wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of Macquarie Group in
2008. Four Corners managed approximately $1.6 billion of assets as of January
31, 2013, with an emphasis on Senior Loans.

If you have questions about the Fund that you would like answered on the call,
please email your questions to cefquestions@ftadvisors.com in advance of the
call and refer to MFD, by Thursday, February 21, 2013, 6:00 P.M. The Fund’s
daily closing price and net asset value per share as well as other information
can be found at www.ftportfolios.com or by calling (800) 988-5891.

Contact:

First Trust Advisors L.P.
Jeff Margolin - (630) 915-6784
 
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