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GDL Fund  as of 04/17/2014

NYSE / GDL Asset Class:  Global Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  14.85%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 7.84% 6.06% 2.81%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 81 92 42
NAV Return -- 4.16% 5.04% 0.29%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 91 96 80
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -12.776% -13.470%

NAV $12.50 Market Price $11.01
Net Change $0.02 Market Change $0.08
Premium/Discount -11.92%
1 YR NAV Return 5.039%
1 YR NAV Rank 96
12-Mo Yield as of 3/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.60%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.320
Ex-Div Date 3/13/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.320
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 1/26/2007
Fund Advisor Gabelli Funds LLC
Manager & Tenure Mario J. Gabelli since 2007
Phone 800-422-3554
Website www.gabelli.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 3/31/2014 $397.0
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2013 32.71%
Portfolio Turnover 319.00%
Mgmt Fees 2.972%
Expense Ratio 4.760%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to achieve absolute returns in various market conditions without excessive risk of capital. Absolute returns are defined as positive total returns, regardless of the direction of securities markets. The Fund will seek to achieve its objective by investing primarily in merger arbitrage transactions.
Top Holdings (as of 12/31/2013)
Santarus Inc ORD 4.89%
ViroPharma Inc ORD 4.06%
Celesio AG ORD 3.12%
Algeta ASA ORD 3.03%
Life Technologies Corp ORD 2.99%
Telenet Group Holding NV ORD 2.65%
Responsys Inc ORD 2.30%
Leap Wireless International Inc ORD 2.02%
AZ Electronic Materials SA ORD 1.58%
Parmalat SpA ORD 1.38%
Top Sectors (as of 12/31/2013)
Health Care 17.86%
Consumer Services 11.73%
Technology 5.62%
Consumer Goods 4.03%
Industrials 3.73%
Telecommunications 2.40%
Basic Materials 2.18%
Utilities 1.47%
Oil & Gas 0.83%
Financials 0.54%

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