June 09, 2011 at 16:30 PM EDT
Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc.: The Investor's Guide to Closed-End Funds Monthly Research Report Publishes Special Boardroom Issue

MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 06/09/11 -- Boards of Directors of closed-end funds face an increasing number of industry-specific decisions. The Investor's Guide to Closed-End Funds monthly research report, published by Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc., proudly announces a Special Boardroom Issue designed specifically with current boardroom topics in mind.

The issue looks at:

  • the climate for initial public offerings and secondary market demand
  • trends in declared shareholder stakes
  • dissident activity
  • shareholder proposals
  • discount-narrowing techniques
  • progress in addressing the auction rate preferred share liquidity crisis
  • the changing role of settling firms which bought back auction rate preferred shares from many retail investors and are now the largest shareholders of closed-end fund-issued preferred shares

While The Investor's Guide to Closed-End Funds routinely provides detailed information and statistical studies to help boards assess a wide variety of industry topics, this is the first issue dedicated to the boardroom. Information about this and past issues is available at www.herzfeldresearch.com.

For further information about this publication, pricing of reprints for inclusion in board materials, or reports on other closed-end fund topics, please call 305-271-1900.

About Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc.

The Investor's Guide to Closed-End Funds monthly research report is available by subscription: online annual subscription rate $625, online two-month trial $125 and institutional subscriptions begin at $3,000 annually. Reprints of the Special Boardroom Issue, or excerpts from that publication, are available for inclusion in Board materials for fees starting at $1,000. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc. is also available for specific consulting projects.

Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc. is an investment advisory firm based in Miami, specializing in the field of closed-end funds. The firm manages discretionary accounts for investment in closed-end funds and its HERZFELD/CUBA division is the investment advisor to The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUBA). Please visit our website at: www.herzfeld.com for more information about our services and expertise.

For further information contact:
Cecilia L. Gondor
305-271-1900

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