General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 18, 2015

Investing in Cash-Generating Media and Leisure Companies

Haverty, Lawrence J.
Lawrence J. Haverty Jr., CFA, of GAMCO Investors, Inc., is Associate Portfolio Manager of the Gabelli Multimedia Trust (NYSE: GGT), a closed-end, nondiversified investment company specializing in the media, publishing and entertainment industries on a global basis. Mr. Haverty was most recently a managing director for consumer discretionary research at State Street Research, the Boston-based subsidiary of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Prior to that, he held similar positions at Putnam Management and Fred Alger Management. Mr. Haverty has a B.S. from the Wharton School and an M.A. from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He is married with three children and currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Profile
TWST: How large is the Gabelli Multimedia Trust, and when was it established? 

Mr. Haverty: Currently, the Gabelli Multimedia Trust has about $280 million in net asset value. It