Mario Gabelli Chief Investment Officer - Value Investments and Howard Ward Chief Investment Officer


Mario Gabelli Chief Investment Officer - Value Investments and Howard Ward Chief Investment Officer of Gabelli Growth to Speak at IMPACT® 2012 Conference

- Fund Managers to Discuss Long Term Wealth Creation through the Ownership of Equities -

RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gabelli Funds, a Diamond Sponsor at the IMPACT® Conference in Chicago, will host a session for Advisors seeking insights on the power of equities and why they are the asset class of choice for long term wealth creation on Thursday, November 15, from 10:15-11:30 a.m.

Howard F. Ward, CFA is the Director of Gabelli Growth Equities, Portfolio Manager of the GAMCO Growth Fund, and Co-Portfolio Manager of the GAMCO Global Growth Fund. Mr. Ward will be joined by Mario J. Gabelli, CFA, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer - Value Investments, at an interactive session on the third day of the conference. The conference runs from November 13 to November 16at McCormick Place.

Mr. Ward will discuss how investor sentiment can provide perspective on the market and highlight the importance of being an independent thinker. He will also provide insights into industries poised for growth and investment themes for 2013 and beyond.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, sales charges and expense of the fund carefully before investing. The prospectus contains more information about this and other matters. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

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GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYS: GBL) , through its subsidiaries, manages assets of private advisory accounts (GAMCO Asset Management, Inc.), mutual funds and closed-end funds (Gabelli Funds, LLC), and partnerships and offshore funds (Gabelli Securities, Inc.) and is known for its Private Market Value with a Catalyst™ style of investment. As of September 30, 2012, GAMCO Investors, Inc. had approximately $36.9 billion in assets under management.


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