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CORRECTING and REPLACING Royce Mid-Cap Fund to Liquidate

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First paragraph, first sentence should read: The Royce Fund’s Board of Trustees has approved a plan of liquidation for Royce Mid-Cap Fund, to be effective on November 19, 2012 (sted On September 13, 2012, the Royce Fund’s Board of Trustees approved a plan of liquidation for Royce Mid-Cap Fund, to be effective on November 19, 2012).

The corrected release reads:

ROYCE MID-CAP FUND TO LIQUIDATE

The Royce Fund’s Board of Trustees has approved a plan of liquidation for Royce Mid-Cap Fund, to be effective on November 19, 2012. The Fund is being liquidated primarily because it has not attracted and maintained assets at a sufficient level for it to be viable. A distribution is being paid on October 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on October 9, 2012.

As of September 24, 2012, the Fund was no longer offering shares of the Fund for purchase and was not accepting any investments in the Fund.

ROYCE MID-CAP FUND FINAL DISTRIBUTION

In advance of the Fund’s scheduled liquidation on November 19, 2012, the Fund has declared its final 2012 distribution.

FUND NAME CLASS TICKER

CUSIP
SYMBOL

RECORD
DATE
EX-DATE PAYABLE
DATE
INCOME S/T
GAINS
L/T
GAINS
TOTAL
Royce Mid-Cap Fund Service RMIDX 780 81A 204 10/9/12 10/10/12 10/10/12 $0.00 $0.0023 $0.7729 $0.7752

If you have any questions regarding this release, please call Investor Services at 1-800-221-4268. For further information on The Royce Funds, please visit our website at www.roycefunds.com.

Royce Fund Services, Inc., the Fund’s distributor, is a member of FINRA and the SIPC.

Royce & Associates, LLC
Joanne J. Newgard, 800-562-0880

Source: Royce & Associates, LLC