GAMCO Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned holding investment manager. The firm also provides wealth management, investment advisory, institutional research, brokerage, dealer, underwriting, and distribution services to its clients. It provides its services to individual including high net worth individuals, corporate pension and profit-sharing plans, foundations, endowments, jointly trust plans, municipalities, and investment companies. The firm, through its subsidiaries, manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. It also launches equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. Through its subsidiaries, the firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to create its portfolios. The firm conducts an in-house research to make its investments. GAMCO Investors, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in New York City with additional offices in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Chicago, Illinois. GAMCO Investors, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of GGCP, Inc.