SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 19, 2018
THE SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|Delaware||005-53317||13 341 0232|
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
7 Bryant Park
New York, New York
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800)730-2932
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 19, 2018. Attached are the presentation slides that the Fund intends to use at the Annual Meeting, a copy of which also will be available on the Fund’s website (www.swzfund.com). The Fund is furnishing the information in this Current Report on Form8-K and in Exhibit 99.1 to comply with Regulation FD.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form8-K, the information set forth in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. The information set forth in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in this report on Form8-K that is required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.
Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Statements included in this Current Report on Form8-K (including information incorporated by reference herein) and other statements that the Fund may make may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act, which reflect the Fund’s current views with respect to, among other things, its operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as “outlook,” “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “continues,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “predicts,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates” or the negative versions of these words or other comparable words. Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should the underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may differ significantly from the results expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by the Fund in these communications. These and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions are detailed in documents filed by the Fund with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual outcomes or results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. The Fund undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC.|
|Date: June 18, 2018||By:|
/s/ Reid B. Adams
|Name:||Reid B. Adams|