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GDL Fund  as of 10/12/2018

NYSE / GDL Asset Class:  Global Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -0.86%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.21% 1.95% -9.70% -5.37%
Lipper Pct. Rank 90 86 84 38
NAV Return 3.65% 2.30% -2.05% -2.47%
Lipper Pct. Rank 90 82 56 40
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-14.115% -15.356% -15.730%

NAV $11.01 Market Price $8.92
Net Change $0.07 Market Change $0.05
Premium/Discount -19.01%
1 YR NAV Return -2.050%
1 YR NAV Rank 56
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 4.34%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.100
Ex-Div Date 9/13/2018
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 6/30/2018)
Validus Holdings Ltd ORD 3.94%
Foundation Medicine Inc ORD 3.48%
Verifone Systems Inc ORD 2.97%
Gramercy Property Trust ORD 2.93%
WGL Holdings Inc ORD 2.80%
NXP Semiconductors NV ORD 2.78%
Parmalat SpA ORD 2.71%
XL Group Ltd ORD 2.48%
Financial Engines Inc ORD 2.34%
Mitel Networks Corp ORD 1.98%
Top Sectors (as of 6/30/2018)
Financials 15.33%
Technology 12.31%
Consumer Goods 7.91%
Health Care 7.67%
Consumer Services 5.38%
Industrials 3.55%
Utilities 3.20%
Basic Materials 2.22%
Telecommunications 1.90%
Oil & Gas 1.35%



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