On September 19, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) entered an order in this proceeding (“Order”). In the Matter of Evergreen Investment Management Company, LLC, Evergreen Investment Services, Inc., Evergreen Service company, LLC, and Wachovia Securities, LLC, Admin. Proc. File No. 3-12805 (September 19, 2007). This Distribution Plan sets forth the procedures by which to distribute to investors, for the period spanning September 1998 through June 2004, their proportionate share of the fund established to compensate such investors for the harm caused by the conduct described in the Order.

Administrative Proceeding File No. 3-12805

The Plan of Distribution was approved on Friday, April 30, 2010

Final Plan of Distribution