PHILADELPHIA -- (Business Wire)
Today, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (the “Fund”), a
New York Stock Exchange–listed closed-end fund trading under the symbol
“DEX,” announced that Paul A. Matlack, Craig C. Dembek and John P.
McCarthy have been named as additional co-managers of the Fund effective
Paul A. Matlack, CFA, is a strategist for the firm’s fixed income team.
In this role, he interacts with portfolio managers, analysts, and
traders, and communicates with the institutional consulting world and
retail audience. Matlack rejoined the firm in May 2010. During his
previous time at Delaware Investments, from September 1989 to October
2000, he was senior credit analyst, senior portfolio manager, and left
the firm as co-head of the high yield group. Most recently, he worked at
Chartwell Investment Partners from September 2003 to April 2010 as
senior portfolio manager in fixed income, where he managed core, core
plus, and high yield strategies. Prior to that, Matlack held senior
roles at Turner Investment Partners, PNC Bank, and Mellon Bank. He
earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the
University of Pennsylvania and an MBA with a concentration in finance
from George Washington University.
Craig C. Dembek, CFA, is a senior research analyst on the firm’s taxable
fixed income team with primary responsibility for banks, brokers,
insurance companies, and real estate investment trusts (REITs), as well
as oversight for other sectors. He rejoined the firm in March 2007.
During his previous time at Delaware Investments, from April 1999 to
January 2001, he was a senior investment grade credit analyst. Most
recently, he spent four years at Chartwell Investment Partners as a
senior fixed income analyst and Turner Investment Partners as a senior
fixed income analyst and portfolio manager. Dembek also spent two years
at Stein, Roe & Farnham as a senior fixed income analyst. Earlier in his
career, he worked for two years as a lead bank analyst at the Federal
Reserve Bank of Boston. Dembek earned a bachelor’s degree in finance
from Michigan State University and an MBA with a concentration in
finance from the University of Vermont.
John P. McCarthy, CFA, is a senior research analyst on the firm’s
taxable fixed income team, responsible for industrials, autos, auto
parts, metals, and mining. He rejoined Delaware Investments in March
2007 after he worked in the firm’s fixed income area from 1990 to 2000
as a senior high yield analyst and high yield trader, and from 2001 to
2002 as a municipal bond trader. Most recently, he was a senior high
yield analyst/trader at Chartwell Investment Partners. McCarthy earned a
bachelor’s degree in business administration from Babson College, and he
is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.
The rest of the portfolio management team, consisting of Babak “Bob”
Zenouzi, Damon J. Andres, Wayne A. Anglace, Liu-Er Chen, Thomas H. Chow,
Roger A. Early, Edward A. “Ned” Gray and D. Tysen Nutt will continue to
manage the Fund. Kevin P. Loome will no longer serve as a co-manager of
the Fund effective at the close of business on December 4, 2012, but
will be available as needed to assist in the transition of his
responsibilities through the end of the year.
About the Fund
The Fund's primary investment objective is to seek current income, with
a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The Fund invests globally
in dividend-paying or income-generating securities across multiple asset
classes, including but not limited to: equity securities of large,
well-established companies, securities issued by real estate companies
(including real estate investment trusts and real estate industry
operating companies), debt securities (such as government bonds,
investment grade and high risk, high yield corporate bonds, and
convertible bonds), and emerging market securities. The Fund also
utilizes enhanced income strategies by engaging in dividend capture
trading, option overwriting, and realization of gains on the sale of
securities, dividend growth, and currency forwards.
Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest: (1) at most 60% of
its net assets in securities of U.S. issuers; and (2) at least 40% of
its net assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers, unless market
conditions are not deemed favorable by the Manager, in which case, the
Fund would invest at least 30% of its net assets in securities of
non-U.S. issuers. In addition, the Fund utilizes leveraging techniques
in an attempt to obtain higher return for the Fund. There is no
assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
About Delaware Investments
Delaware Investments, a member of Macquarie Group, is a global asset
management firm that offers a wide variety of equity and fixed income
solutions for individual and institutional investors. Through teams of
disciplined and talented investment professionals, the firm is committed
to delivering long-term, consistent performance. In an ever-changing
global marketplace, Delaware Investments, with more than US $175 billion
in assets under management as of Sept. 30, 2012, has helped its clients
move steadily forward for more than 80 years. Delaware Investments is
supported by the resources of Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), a
global provider of asset management, investment, banking, financial and
advisory services with approximately US $353 billion in assets under
management as of Sep. 30, 2012.
Delaware Investments is the marketing name for Delaware Management
Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Advisory services provided by
Delaware Management Business Trust, a registered investment advisor.
Macquarie Group refers to Macquarie Group Limited and its subsidiaries
and affiliates worldwide. For more information about Delaware
Investments, visit delawareinvestments.com or call 800 523-1918.
Investments in the Fund are not and will not be deposits with or
liabilities of Macquarie Bank Limited ABN 46 008 583 542 and its holding
companies, including their subsidiaries or related companies (the
"Macquarie Group"), and are subject to investment risk, including
possible delays in repayment and loss of income and capital invested. No
Macquarie Group company guarantees or will guarantee the performance of
the Fund, the repayment of capital from the Fund, or any particular rate
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