Risk Considerations

Shares of closed-end investment companies frequently trade at a discount from their net asset value (“NAV”) and the Fund cannot predict whether its shares will trade at, below or above NAV or the initial public offering price. The Fund is subject to leverage risk, which involves risks and special considerations including the likelihood of greater volatility of NAV, market price and dividend rate of the shares than a comparable portfolio without leverage; the risk that fluctuations in interest rates on borrowings and short-term debt or in the interest or dividend rates on any leverage that the Fund must pay will reduce returns; the effect of leverage in a declining market, which is likely to cause a greater decline in the NAV of the shares than if the Fund were not leveraged, which may result in a greater decline in the market price of the shares.  The Fund’s investments in derivative instruments can be illiquid, may disproportionately increase losses, and may have a potentially large impact on Fund performance. Investments in derivative instruments may be harder to value, subject to greater volatility and more likely subject to changes in tax treatment than other investments. An investment in the Fund is not appropriate for all investors and is not intended to be a complete investment program. The Fund is designed as a long-term investment and not as a trading vehicle.

Market Price is the price at which the Fund’s common shares are trading on the NYSE. The Market Price of the Fund’s common shares will fluctuate and, at the time of sale, common shares may be worth more or less than the original investment or the Fund’s then current net asset value. The Fund cannot predict whether its common shares will trade at, above or below net asset value. 

This communication is not an offer to sell these securities and is not a solicitation to buy these securities in any jurisdiction where the offer or sale is not permitted.

Investors should consider their investment goals, time horizons and risk tolerance before investing in the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not appropriate for all investors, and the Fund is not intended to be a complete investment program. Investors should carefully review and consider the Fund’s investment objective, risks, charges and expenses before investing.

Views and opinions expressed are for informational purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation by GSAM to buy, sell, or hold any security. Views and opinions are current and may be subject to change, they should not be construed as investment advice.

The returns represent past performance. The Fund’s investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. Please visit our  Web site at: www.GSAMFUNDS.com/CEF to obtain the most recent month-end returns. Past performance does not guarantee future results, which may vary. 

Performance reflects cumulative total returns for periods of less than one year and average annual total returns for periods of greater than one year. Since inception returns for periods of less than one year are cumulative. All Fund performance data reflect the reinvestment of distributions.

Total returns are calculated assuming purchase of a share at the market price or NAV on the first day and sale of a share at the market price or NAV on the last day of each period reported. Dividends and distributions, if any, are assumed, for purposes of this calculation, to be reinvested at prices obtained under the Fund's dividend reinvestment plan. The Total Returns Based on NAV and Market Price does not reflect brokerage commissions or sales charges in connection with the purchase or sale of Fund shares, which if included would lower the performance shown above. The NAV used in the Total Return calculation assumes all management fees and operating expenses incurred by the Fund. Operating expenses include custody, accounting and administrative services, professional fees, transfer agency fees, registration, printing and mailing costs and Trustee fees. Total returns for periods less than one full year are not annualized.

Goldman Sachs does not provide legal, tax or accounting advice to its clients. All investors are strongly urged to consult with their legal, tax, or accounting advisors regarding any potential transactions or investments. There is no assurance that the tax status or treatment of a proposed transaction or investment will continue in the future. Tax treatment or status may be changed by law or government action in the future or on a retroactive basis.

Distribution rate is calculated by annualizing the most recent declared distribution amount divided by the most recent closing market price or NAV on the date of calculation.  In a market environment where market prices are falling, this means that the distribution rate will be higher than it was on the date it was actually paid, and the more the market price of shares decreases the more the “distribution rate” from the last declared dividend will increase. Similarly, when prices rise the distribution rate will be lower than it was on the date the last distribution was actually paid. The Distribution Rate is subject to change and is not an indication of Fund performance. It is currently anticipated that a substantial portion of the fund's distributions will likely be treated for tax purposes as a return of capital. A return of capital is not taxable and results in a reduction in the tax basis of a shareholder’s investment. The final determination regarding the nature of the distributions will be made after the end of the Fund’s fiscal year when the Fund can determine its earnings and profits. The final tax status of the distribution may differ substantially, and will be made available to shareholders after the close of each calendar year. The proportion of distributions that are treated as taxable distributions may also vary and or increase in future years.

The Fund is permitted to obtain leverage using any form or combination of financial leverage instruments, including through funds borrowed from banks or other financial institutions (i.e., a credit facility), margin facilities or notes issued by the Fund and the leverage attributable to similar transactions entered into by the Fund. The Fund initially intends to leverage through a credit facility representing approximately 20% of the Fund's Managed Assets, but reserves the right to leverage to the extent permitted by the Investment Company Act of 1940 Act, as amended ("1940 Act"). After the date of this presentation, the actual leverage of the Fund may be higher or lower than what is presented.

The fee and expenses are as set forth above according to the Fund’s most recent annual report and are subject to change. 

Firmwide AUM includes assets managed by GSAM and its investment advisory affiliates.

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