DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Clough Global Opportunities Fund (NYSE Amex: GLO) declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.27 per common share for January 2013. The dividend will be payable on January 31, 2013 to shareholders of record on January 18, 2013.
Clough Global Opportunities Fund Cash Distribution
Ex-Date: January 16, 2013
Record Date: January 18, 2013
Payable Date: January 31, 2013
The Fund has approximately $1.3 billion in total assets, the net asset value was $13.81 per share and the market price was $12.10 as of January 7, 2013. Subject to market conditions, the Fund intends to distribute subsequent regular quarterly cash distributions.
A portion of the distribution may be treated as paid from sources other than net income, including but not limited to short-term capital gain, long-term capital gain and return of capital. The final determination of the source of all distributions in 2013, including the percentage of qualified dividend income, will be made after year-end.
The Clough Global Opportunities Fund
The Fund is a closed-end fund with an investment objective of providing a high level of total return. The Fund seeks to achieve this objective by applying a fundamental research-driven investment process and will invest in equity and equity-related securities as well as fixed income securities, including both corporate and sovereign debt. Utilizing the Clough Capital’s global research capabilities, with offices in Boston and Hong Kong, the Clough Global Opportunities Fund will invest in both U.S. and non-U.S. markets. More information on the Clough Global Opportunities Fund, including the Fund’s dividend reinvestment plan, can be found at www.cloughglobal.com or call 877-256-8445.
Clough Capital Partners L.P.
Clough is a Boston-based investment advisory firm which manages approximately $3.7 billion in assets: $1.6 billion in hedge fund and institutional accounts; $63 million in open-end mutual funds; and $2.0 billion in three closed-end funds (as of December 31, 2012) – Clough Global Allocation (GLV), Clough Global Equity (GLQ), and the Clough Global Opportunities Fund (GLO). The firm uses a global and theme-based approach and invests in securities on a global basis. Clough was founded in 2000 by Chuck Clough and partners James Canty and Eric Brock. These three are the portfolio managers for the Clough Global Opportunities Fund, as well as Robert Zdunczyk.
An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, annual report or semi-annual report which contains this and other information visit www.cloughglobal.com or call 877-256-8445. Read them carefully before investing.
The Clough Global Opportunities Fund is a closed-end fund and closed-end funds do not continuously issue shares for sale as open-end mutual funds do. Since the initial public offering, the Fund now trades in the secondary market. Investors wishing to buy or sell shares need to place orders through an intermediary or broker. The share price of a closed-end fund is based on the market's value.
Forward-looking statements are based on information that is available on the date hereof, and neither the fund manager nor any other person affiliated with the fund manager has any duty to update any forward-looking statements. Important factors that could affect actual results to differ from these statements include, among other factors, material, negative changes to the asset class and the actual composition of the portfolio.