Declares income and capital gain distributions June 2014
THE SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. DECLARES INCOME AND CAPITAL GAIN DISTRIBUTIONS
New York, New York— June 4, 2014
The Board of Directors of The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc., a closed-end investment company, announced today the declaration of net investment income and short-term capital gain distributions in the amount of $0.040 per share and $0.142 per share, respectively. The distributions will be paid on July 24, 2014, in the form of stock, with an option to take cash, to stockholders of record on June 18, 2014. The Fund’s shares will trade “ex-dividend” on June 16, 2014.
The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company whose objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies. Its shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SWZ".
The Fund is managed by Hottinger Capital Corp. For further information regarding the Fund, please contact Rudolf Millisits, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hottinger Capital Corp., at 1-888-SWISS-00 or (212) 332-2760, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 400, New York, New York, 10020.