Clough Global Equity Fund Declares a Monthly Cash Distribution of $0.0989 Per Share

DENVER--()--Today, the Board of Trustees (the “Board”) for the Clough Global Equity Fund (the “Fund”) has declared a monthly cash distribution of $0.0989 per common share, payable on the dates noted below. The Fund has approximately $358.0 million in total assets, the net asset value was $12.90 per share and the market price was $11.85 as of February 3, 2017.

The following dates apply to the distributions declared:

Ex-Date: February 15, 2017
Record Date: February 17, 2017
Payable Date: February 28, 2017

Ex-Date: March 16, 2017
Record Date: March 20, 2017
Payable Date: March 31, 2017

Ex-Date: April 12, 2017
Record Date: April 17, 2017
Payable Date: April 28, 2017

A portion of the distribution may be treated as paid from sources other than net income, including but not limited to short-term capital gain, long-term capital gain and return of capital. The final determination of the source of all distributions, including the percentage of qualified dividend income, will be made after year-end.

The Clough Global Equity Fund
The Fund is a closed-end fund utilizing Clough Capital’s research-driven, thematic process, with an investment objective of providing a high level of total return. Having a global, flexible mandate and exploiting the Firm’s research offices in Boston and Hong Kong, the Fund will invest at least 80% in equity and equity-related securities in both U.S. and non-U.S. markets, and the remainder in fixed income securities, including corporate and sovereign debt, in both U.S. and non-U.S. markets . More information on the Clough Global Equity Fund, including the Fund’s dividend reinvestment plan, can be found at www.cloughglobal.com or call 877-256-8445.

Clough Capital Partners L.P.
Clough Capital is a Boston-based investment advisory firm which manages approximately $2.8 billion in assets: $1.2 billion in hedge fund and institutional accounts; $96 million in open-end mutual funds; and $1.5 billion in three closed-end funds (as of December 31, 2016) – Clough Global Dividend and Income Fund (GLV), Clough Global Equity Fund (GLQ), and the Clough Global Opportunities Fund (GLO). The firm uses a global and theme-based approach and invests in securities on a global basis. Clough Capital was founded in 2000. Chuck Clough, James Canty and Rob Zdunczyk are the portfolio managers.

An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, annual report or semi-annual report which contains this and other information visit www.cloughglobal.com or call 877-256-8445. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

The Clough Global Equity Fund is a closed-end fund and closed-end funds do not continuously issue shares for sale as open-end mutual funds do. Since the initial public offering, the Fund now trades in the secondary market. Investors wishing to buy or sell shares need to place orders through an intermediary or broker. The share price of a closed-end fund is based on the market's value.

Forward-looking statements are based on information that is available on the date hereof, and neither the fund manager nor any other person affiliated with the fund manager has any duty to update any forward-looking statements. Important factors that could affect actual results to differ from these statements include, among other factors, material, negative changes to the asset class and the actual composition of the portfolio.

Contacts

Clough Capital Partners L.P.
Tom Carter, ALPS, +1 303-623-2577
tom.carter@alpsinc.com
or
Fund Services Group, 877-256-8445

Contacts

Clough Capital Partners L.P.
Tom Carter, ALPS, +1 303-623-2577
tom.carter@alpsinc.com
or
Fund Services Group, 877-256-8445