Focus On: Virtus Herzfeld Fund

Q&A with Erik Herzfeld, President, Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, subadviser to Virtus Herzfeld Fund. Though less familiar than other securities to many investors, closed-end funds offer the potential for attractive long-term returns with a volatility and correlation profile that may complement a basket of more-traditional holdings.

Relative Value in Closed-End Funds [ Q&A]


‘Tis the Season: Shopping for YE Opportunities in Closed-End Funds

Discount shopping guide: Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors highlights 3 seasonal opportunities in closed-end funds.

Bringing CEFs Out of Their Discount Stupor

Herzfeld blog update: “Bringing Closed-End Funds Out of Their Discount Stupor”

Institutional Shareholders New Driving Force for Closed-End Funds

2014 marks my thirtieth anniversary working with closed-end funds. Much has changed over three decades, but perhaps the most significant change is the shift in shareholder base. Understanding who owns a fund's shares gives great insight into how those investors are likely to react in various market environments, and, in some cases, may impact a fund’s future course.

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