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The Gabelli International Small Cap Fund Class AAA

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Fund Overview for Gabelli International Small Cap Fund AAA


The Gabelli International Small Cap Fund primarily seeks to provide investors with appreciation of capital. Current income is a secondary objective of the Fund.

Principal Investment Strategies:
The Fund will invest primarily in a portfolio of common stocks of non-U.S. companies. In determining whether an issuer is a U.S. or non-U.S. company, the Fund will consider various factors including its country of domicile, the primary stock exchange on which it trades, the location from which the majority of its revenue comes, and its reporting currency. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in the stocks of “small cap companies.” The Adviser currently characterizes small capitalization companies as those with total common stock market values of $3 billion or less at the time of investment.

The Fund may invest in non-U.S. markets throughout the world, including emerging markets. The Fund considers emerging markets to be markets located in countries classified as emerging or frontier markets by MSCI, and are generally located in the Asia-Pacific region, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central and South America, and Africa. Ordinarily, the Fund will invest in the securities of at least five countries outside the U.S. There are no geographic limits on the Fund’s non-U.S. investments.

In selecting investments, the Adviser seeks issuers with a dominant market share or niche franchise in growing and/or consolidating industries. The Adviser considers for purchase the stocks of small capitalization (capitalization is the price per share multiplied by the number of shares outstanding) companies with experienced management, strong balance sheets, and rising free cash flow and earnings. The Adviser’s goal is to invest long term in the stocks of companies trading at reasonable market valuations relative to perceived economic worth.

The Fund may appeal to you if:

  • you are a long-term investor
  • you seek growth of capital
  • you seek to diversify your investments outside the United States
  The Gabelli International Small Cap Fund

Fund Structure:   Open End
Investment Style:   Specialty Equity
Inception:   May 11, 1998
Class AAA :   GABOX
Class A :   GOCAX
Class C :   GGLCX
Class I :   GLOIX
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Portfolio details


Returns represent past performance and do not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so, upon redemption, shares may be worth more or less than their original cost. To obtain the most recent month end performance information and a prospectus, please call 800-GABELLI or visit

The Fund changed its name from The GAMCO Global Opportunity Fund to The Gabelli International Small Cap Fund on September 5, 2017. The Fund invests in foreign securities which involves risks not ordinarily associated with investments in domestic issues, including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks. Small capitalization stocks are subject to significant price fluctuations and business risks. The stocks of smaller companies may trade less frequently and experience more abrupt price movements than stocks of larger companies; therefore, investing in this sector involves special challenges.

The Fund's share price will fluctuate with changes in the market value of the Fund's portfolio securities. Stocks are subject to market, economic and business risks that cause their prices to fluctuate. When you sell Fund shares, they may be worth less than what you paid for them. Consequently, you can lose money by investing in the Fund.

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund before investing. The prospectus, which contains more complete information about this and other matters, should be read carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, please call 800-GABELLI or visit

The Gabelli Mutual Funds are distributed by G.distributors, LLC., a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA.