Company Overview of Special Opportunities Fund, Inc.
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. is a close-ended fund of funds launched and managed by Brooklyn Capital Management LLC. It invests in close-ended funds investing in public equity and fixed income markets. The fund employs a combination of value, opportunistic and special situations strategies to make its investments. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P 500 Index. The fund was previously known as Insured Municipal Income Fund, Inc. Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. was formed on February 18, 1993 and is domiciled in the United States.
45 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10111
Founded in 1993
Key Executives for Special Opportunities Fund, Inc.
Principal Executive Officer
Principal Accounting Officer
Treasurer and Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Key Developments
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Mar 25, 2014
Feb 18 14
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Mar 25, 2014., at 14:00 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC. Agenda: To elect four directors to the fund’s board of directors, to be elected by the holders of the fund’s common stock and preferred stock, voting together as a single class, to serve until the fund’s next annual meeting of stockholders in 2014 and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified; to instruct the bulldog investors, llc, the investment adviser to the fund (the “adviser”), to continue to vote proxies received by the fund from any closed-end investment company in the fund’s portfolio on any proposal (including the election of directors) in a manner which the adviser reasonably determines is likely to favorably impact the discount of such investment company’s market price as compared to its net asset value; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Dividends on Common and Convertible Preferred Stock
Dec 20 13
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. announced that the fund's board of directors has declared a year-end stock dividend of $2.21 per share of common stock consisting of $0.67 of long term capital gains, $0.44 of short term capital gains, and $1.10 of net investment income. The dividend is payable on January 24, 2014 to common stockholders of record as of December 30, 2013. The dividend will be paid in shares of common stock of the Fund; however, any stockholder may elect to receive the dividend in cash. The dividend is taxable to stockholders in 2013 whether or not they elect to receive cash. The expiration date to elect cash is January 14, 2014. A common stockholder not electing cash will receive additional shares of common stock with a value equal to $2.21 times the number of shares held on the record date. For the purpose of determining the number of shares to be issued, the value of each such additional share will be 90% of the Fund's net asset value per share on January 17, 2014. Cash will be paid in lieu of fractional shares.
In addition, the board has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.3863 on the Fund's 3.00% Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A. The dividend is payable on December 31, 2013 to holders of record as of December 30, 2013.
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on 3.00% Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A, Payable on September 30, 2013
Sep 16 13
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. announced that the Fund's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Fund's 3.00% Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2013 to holders of record as of September 27, 2013, at the rate of $0.37808 per share.
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