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GDL Fund  as of 03/22/2019

NYSE / GDL Asset Class:  Global Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  2.14%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 5.63% 2.80% 6.75% 5.24%
Lipper Pct. Rank 90 78 17 96
NAV Return 3.66% 2.38% 2.33% 2.46%
Lipper Pct. Rank 90 71 41 97
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-14.084% -15.809% -17.600%

NAV $11.15 Market Price $9.55
Net Change -$0.07 Market Change $0.03
Premium/Discount -14.35%
1 YR NAV Return 2.330%
1 YR NAV Rank 41
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 4.29%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.100
Ex-Div Date 12/6/2018
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
Website www.gabelli.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 2/28/2019 $317.3
% 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 9/30/2018)
Gramercy Property Trust ORD 3.81%
Pinnacle Foods Inc ORD 3.60%
Andeavor ORD 3.51%
Mitel Networks Corp ORD 3.20%
Syntel Inc ORD 3.16%
CA Inc ORD 2.92%
Sodastream International Ltd ORD 2.87%
Parmalat SpA ORD 2.67%
K2M Group Holdings Inc ORD 2.53%
Envision Healthcare Corp ORD 2.48%
Top Sectors (as of 9/30/2018)
Technology 17.32%
Health Care 16.06%
Consumer Goods 11.01%
Financials 11.00%
Consumer Services 10.88%
Oil & Gas 6.68%
Industrials 4.91%
Basic Materials 3.23%
Utilities 1.48%
Telecommunications 1.34%



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