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GDL Fund  as of 01/16/2018

NYSE / GDL Asset Class:  Global Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  20.53%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 4.01% 4.41% 5.57% 1.75%
Lipper Pct. Rank 69 91 92 67
NAV Return 3.10% 3.97% 2.78% 1.21%
Lipper Pct. Rank 77 95 92 80
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.735% -14.552% -14.500%

NAV $11.73 Market Price $9.90
Net Change -$0.02 Market Change -$0.02
Premium/Discount -15.60%
1 YR NAV Return 2.778%
1 YR NAV Rank 92
12-Mo Yield as of 11/30/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.85%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.100
Ex-Div Date 12/6/2017
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.695
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 12/31/2017 $335.5
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 81.28%
Portfolio Turnover 284.00%
Mgmt Fees 2.668%
Expense Ratio 4.840%
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 3/31/2017)
Actelion Ltd ORD 3.11%
WhiteWave Foods Co ORD 2.94%
Parmalat SpA ORD 2.49%
Telenet Group Holding NV ORD 2.25%
VCA Inc ORD 1.99%
Chemtura Corp ORD 1.94%
Westar Energy Inc ORD 1.89%
CST Brands Inc ORD 1.68%
Valspar Corp ORD 1.68%
Fortress Investment Group LLC ORD 1.62%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2017)
Consumer Services 10.49%
Health Care 9.15%
Industrials 7.60%
Consumer Goods 7.53%
Technology 6.75%
Financials 4.12%
Utilities 2.91%
Basic Materials 2.64%
Telecommunications 1.79%
Oil & Gas 0.53%



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