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GDL Fund  as of 08/17/2018

NYSE / GDL Asset Class:  Global Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  7.74%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 3.24% 2.47% -5.42% -3.74%
Lipper Pct. Rank 74 91 96 80
NAV Return 2.62% 2.63% 0.13% -1.57%
Lipper Pct. Rank 85 86 88 67
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-14.078% -15.253% -15.400%

NAV $11.21 Market Price $9.17
Net Change $0.00 Market Change $0.08
Premium/Discount -18.20%
1 YR NAV Return 0.131%
1 YR NAV Rank 88
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.01%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.100
Ex-Div Date 6/13/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.200
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 -- --
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 81.28%
Portfolio Turnover 233.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.468%
Expense Ratio 3.650%
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 3/31/2018)
Callidus Software Inc ORD 4.75%
Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc ORD 4.42%
NXP Semiconductors NV ORD 3.36%
CSRA Inc ORD 3.33%
Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc ORD 2.95%
Avigilon Corp ORD 2.85%
Parmalat SpA ORD 2.83%
General Cable Corp ORD 2.65%
Telenet Group Holding NV ORD 2.34%
DST Systems Inc ORD 2.21%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2018)
Technology 21.48%
Consumer Goods 13.31%
Industrials 11.35%
Financials 8.04%
Consumer Services 7.92%
Health Care 4.33%
Basic Materials 1.15%
Telecommunications 1.00%
Utilities 0.84%
Oil & Gas 0.45%



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