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July 29, 2015 4:37 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Special Opportunities Fund, Inc.

Company Overview

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. is a close-ended balanced fund of funds launched and managed by Bulldog Investors, 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.

Park 80 West - Plaza Two

250 Pehle Avenue

Suite 708

Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

United States

Founded in 1993

Phone:

201-556-0092

Fax:

201-556-0097

Key Executives for Special Opportunities Fund, Inc.

President and Interested Director
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 46
Treasurer and Vice President
Age: 46
Chairman and Secretary
Age: 70
Chief Compliance Officer and Interested Director
Age: 78
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Key Developments

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Board Changes

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. announced the results of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Fund held on December 30, 2014. Effective January 1, 2015, Marc Lunder, who has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry and as a private investor, has been appointed a director of the Fund to fill the vacancy created by James Chadwick's resignation on October 26, 2014.

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Approves Amendment to its Bylaws

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. announced that its annual meeting of stockholders held on December 30, 2014 approved an amendment to the Fund's amended and restated by-laws regarding representative claims that may be brought by a stockholder against the Fund, its officers and directors.

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Declares Year-End Dividend on Common Stock, Payable on January 16, 2015

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. announced that the Fund’s Board of Directors has declared a year-end stock dividend of $1.48 per share of common stock consisting of $1.00 of long term capital gains, $0.29 of short term capital gains, and $0.19 of net investment income. The dividend is payable on January 16, 2015 to common stockholders of record as of December 22, 2014.

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