The Fund commenced operations on June 9, 1998 and made its initial public offering on June 24, 1998 as Chartwell Dividend and Income Fund, Inc., with a ticker symbol of CWF.  On February 1, 2011, the Fund changed its name to Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. and its ticker to DNI and Bexil Advisers LLC became the Fund’s Investment Manager. On May 14, 2012, the Fund reorganized into a newly formed Delaware statutory trust named Dividend and Income Fund. As of the start of trading on December 10, 2012, the Fund implemented a 1-for-4 reverse split of its issued and outstanding common shares of beneficial interest, which retained their ticker symbol of DNI, but were assigned the new CUSIP number of 25538A204, effective December 10, 2012. The Fund voluntarily withdrew its shares’ listing from the New York Stock Exchange effective on October 8, 2020 following the close of regular trading, and on October 9, 2020 the shares became quoted on the OTC market with a ticker symbol of DNIF. On January 2, 2024 the Fund changed its name to Bexil Investment Trust from Dividend and Income Fund, its stock symbol to BXSY from DNIF, and its net asset value symbol to XBXIX from XDNIX.