July 26, 2016 1:34 PM ET

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Company Overview of The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc.

Company Overview

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. The fund invests in public equity markets of Switzerland. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach, focusing on factors such as capital appreciation, income, economic and industry trends, quality of management, financial condition, business plan, industry and sector market position, dividend payout ratio, and corporate governance to create its portfolio. T...

875 Third Avenue

22nd Floor

New York, NY 10022-6225

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

212-641-3800

Fax:

212-641-3804

Key Executives for The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc.

Principal Executive Officer and President
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Age: 49
Secretary
Age: 44
Chief Legal Officer and Assistant Secretary
Age: 53
Assistant Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. Key Developments

The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Short-Term and Long-Term Capital Gain Distributions, Payable on August 12, 2016; Announces Appointment of Margaret M. Cannella as Class I Director

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared distributions consisting of $0.021 short-term capital gains and $0.185 long-term capital gains for a total distribution of $0.206 per share. The distributions will be paid on August 12, 2016, in the form of stock, with an option to take cash, to stockholders of record on July 8, 2016. The distributions will trade ex-dividend on July 6, 2016. The Board of Directors also approved the appointment of Ms. Margaret M. Cannella as a non-interested Class I Director of the Fund for a three-year term. Ms. Cannella currently is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. She is on the Board of Advance Pierre Foods, Watford Reinsurance and the Schroder family of mutual funds advised by Schroder Investment Management North America Inc., the Fund's investment adviser. Ms. Cannella retired in 2009 from JP Morgan after more than 30 years in financial services, where she served, among other positions, as a Managing Director and Head of Global Credit Research and Head of North American Equity and Credit Research.

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc., Annual General Meeting, Jun 23, 2016

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc., Annual General Meeting, Jun 23, 2016, at 09:30 US Eastern Standard Time. Agenda: To elect two Class I directors to serve for a three-year term; to ratify the selection by the fund's board of directors of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the fund's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2016; to discuss the stockholder proposal to implement annual elections for each Director; and to consider and act upon any other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. Declares Income and Capital Gain Distributions, Payable on January 26, 2016

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared distributions consisting of $0.033 net investment income and $0.405 long-term capital gains. The distributions will be paid on January 26, 2016, in the form of stock, with an option to take cash, to stockholders of record on December 22, 2015. The distributions will trade "ex-dividend" on December 18, 2015. For federal income tax purposes, these distributions will be treated as paid on December 31, 2015, as they were declared by the Fund in December 2015 with a record date in the same month, although the distributions will be paid during January of 2016.

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