ING Global Equity Dividend and Premium Opportunity Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The primary objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of income, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to provide investors with a high level of income from a portfolio of global common stocks with historically dividend yields and premiums from call option writing. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its managed assets in a portfolio of common stocks of dividend paying companies located throughout the world, including the United States. The Fund's secondary investment objective is capital appreciation. ING Investments, LLC (ING Investments) is the Investment Adviser of the Fund.