NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2017) - Capital Link's 16th Annual Closed-Ends Funds & Global ETFs Forum will take place on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

This event is held in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange.

Financial advisors, RIAs and qualified investors can attend the morning and afternoon sessions at no cost. The event has been approved for 8 CFP/CIMA/CPWA continuing education credits by the CFP Board and IMCA.

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With a 16-year track record, Capital Link's Annual Closed-End Funds & Global ETFs Forum is the longest running investment forum with significant branding and recognition in the industry. It updates the broader investment community on the latest trends, developments and investment strategies using Closed-End Funds, MLPs, BDCs, and Exchange Traded Funds.

This conference consistently draws over 1,000 investment professionals every year. Financial advisors, institutional investors, RIAs, private bankers, financial planners, fund and asset managers, analysts, and financial media utilize this Forum not only as a resource for sharing and evaluating the latest CEF and ETF products and trends, but also as an interactive platform for enhancing visibility and establishing the right connections.

There are five INDUSTRY PANELS: Are CEFs a Value Proposition Today; Are Term Trusts the Wave of the Future or a Passing Fad; The Use of Leverage in CEFs; BDCs - Financing America's Growth; and MLP Industry Roundtable.

PRESENTATION ON INVESTMENT STRATEGIES include: Closed-End Funds: Access vs. Alpha; Perspectives on Closed-End Funds; Commodities Investing; Healthcare Investing in a Closed-End Fund Format; International Investing; Generate Dividends through Global Equity Income Investing; Alternative Income Institute - REITs, MLPs, Preferred Securities and Closed-End Funds; Fintech: Optimizing Advisor Access to Alternative Investment Opportunities; and Uncovering Value in the BDC Industry.

Financial advisors, institutional investors, registered investment advisors, private bankers & wealth managers, securities analysts, retail & institutional brokers, industry specialists & analysts, financial press & media, and other qualified investors will be in attendance.

EVENT ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS - Distinguished industry analysts

  • Mariana Bush, CFA, Senior Analyst - Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Michael Jabara, Executive Director, Head of ETF & CEF Research - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Elias Lanik, Senior Closed-End Fund Analyst - BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research
  • Alexander Reiss, Director - Stifel


  • Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Alpine Funds
  • Ares Management LLC (NYSE: ARDC)
  • Barings
  • BlackRock
  • BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research
  • Calamos Investments (NASDAQ: CSQ)
  • Cohen & Steers (NYSE: RQI)
  • Deutsche Asset Management
  • Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. (NYSE: ECC)
  • Eaton Vance
  • ETF Securities
  • First Trust Portfolios (NYSE: FPF)
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management (NYSE Arca: GSLC)
  • Infrastructure Capital Advisors
  • PowerShares by Invesco (NYSE Arca: SPLV)
  • Mercury Capital Advisors
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Newtek Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ: NEWT)
  • Prospect Capital Corporation
  • Reaves Asset Management
  • Robinson Capital Management, LLC
  • Saba Capital Management, LP
  • Stifel
  • StoneCastle Financial Corp.
  • Tekla Capital Management LLC (NYSE: THQ)
  • Tortoise Capital Advisors (NYSE: TYG)
  • Vanguard
  • Wells Fargo

New York Stock Exchange
SILVER SPONSORS: Calamos Investments • Cohen & Steers • First Trust Advisors
BRONZE SPONSORS: Aberdeen Asset Management • Alpine Funds • ALPs • Ares Management • Deutsche Asset Management • Eaton Vance • ETF Securities • Fitch Ratings • Goldman Sachs Asset Management • Infrastructure Capital Advisors • Mercury iFunds • Prospect Capital Corporation • Robinson Capital Management, LLC • Saba Capital Management, LP • Stifel • Tekla Capital Management LLC • Tortoise Capital Advisors
MEDIA PARTNERS: Barclay Hedge • Barron's • • Hedge Fund Alert • Investor's Business Daily • Seeking Alpha

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Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communication and advisory firm with strategic focus on Closed-End Funds, ETFs, MLPs, the energy, commodities and maritime sectors. In addition, Capital Link organizes ten to twelve investment conferences a year in the United States, Europe, and China, all of which are known for combining rich educational and informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York City, Capital Link has offices in London, Athens & Oslo.

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Nicolas Bornozis