July 31, 2014 3:34 AM ET

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Company Overview of Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc.

Company Overview

Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc. is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. It is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC. The fund invests in the public equity markets across the globe. It invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests growth oriented value stocks. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P 500 Index, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite Index. Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc. was formed on August 21, 1986 and is domiciled in the United States.

One Corporate Centre

Rye, NY 10580-1422

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

914-921-5100

Fax:

914-921-5118

Key Executives for Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc.

Principal Executive Officer
Age: 62
Principal Financial Officer
Age: 55
President of GAMCO and Chief Operating Officer of GAMCO
Age: 59
General Counsel
Age: 50
Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
Age: 71
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc. Key Developments

Gabelli Equity Trust Declares Second Quarter Distribution Payable on June 23, 2014

The Board of Directors of The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. reaffirmed its 10% distribution policy and declared a $0.15 per share cash distribution payable on June 23, 2014 to common stock shareholders of record on June 16, 2014. The Fund intends to pay a quarterly distribution of an amount determined each quarter by the Board of Directors.

Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 12, 2014

Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 12, 2014., at 09:00 Eastern Daylight. Location: The Cole Auditorium, The Greenwich Library. Agenda: To elect three directors of the fund; and to consider and vote upon such other matters, including adjournments, as may properly come before said meeting or any adjournments thereof.

Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc. Raises its First Quarter of 2014 Distribution Payable on March 24, 2014

The Board of Directors of The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. reaffirmed its 10% distribution policy and raised the quarterly cash distribution to $0.15 per share, from $0.14 per share, payable on March 24, 2014 to common stock shareholders of record on March 17, 2014.

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