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GDL Fund  as of 03/31/2015

NYSE / GDL Asset Class:  Global Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  1.22%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 3.10% -0.46% 2.55%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 77 66 52
NAV Return -- 3.47% 2.32% 2.07%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 86 48 56
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -12.292% -15.710%

NAV $12.19 Market Price $10.33
Net Change -$0.03 Market Change -$0.07
Premium/Discount -15.26%
1 YR NAV Return 2.320%
1 YR NAV Rank 48
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.74%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.160
Ex-Div Date 12/10/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 1/26/2007
Fund Advisor Gabelli Funds LLC
Manager & Tenure Mario J. Gabelli since 2007
Phone 800-422-3554
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 2/28/2015 $386.4
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2013 32.71%
Portfolio Turnover 181.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.503%
Expense Ratio 3.360%
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 9/30/2014)
Shire PLC DR 4.01%
Measurement Specialties Inc ORD 3.48%
Nobel Biocare Holding AG ORD 3.35%
Protective Life Corp ORD 3.11%
tw telecom Inc ORD 2.98%
Concur Technologies Inc ORD 2.97%
International Game Technology ORD 2.91%
Safeway Inc ORD 2.87%
Bally Technologies Inc ORD 2.76%
Sky Deutschland AG ORD 2.59%
Top Sectors (as of 9/30/2014)
Consumer Services 21.88%
Health Care 11.44%
Consumer Goods 9.17%
Industrials 8.56%
Technology 7.77%
Oil & Gas 6.41%
Financials 5.99%
Telecommunications 5.04%
Basic Materials 3.91%
Utilities 2.52%

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