VAM US Micro Cap Growth Fund

CLASSIFICATIONS

Asset Class:  Equity

Region: United States

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve significant capital appreciation over each full market cycle. To achieve this objective, the Fund will invest in an unleveraged portfolio of equity and equity-convertible securities and cash or cash equivalents. The Fund’s assets will consist primarily of equity or equity-convertible securities of companies with perceived high growth potential and listed in the United States or dealt on another United States Regulated Market with aggregate market capitalisations, at the time of purchase, of less than USD 500 million, including companies with market capitalisation of less than USD 200 million.

KEY FACTS

A class USD B class USD D class USD E class USD
Launch Date 31st March 2006 17th January 2003 23rd November 2015 7th March 2012
ISIN LU0247234379 LU0247234700 LU0247240343 LU0715768841
Sedol Code B10QTF2 B10QTG3 B10QTJ6 B773K55
Bloomberg Ticker VAMSMCA LX VAMSMCB LX VAMSMCD LX VFUSMCE LX
Base Currency USD USD USD USD
Dealing Frequency Daily Daily Daily Daily

DRIEHAUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

Driehaus is the investment manager to eight VAM Funds (Lux) funds and one VAM Managed Funds (Lux) fund. It is a specialist institutional investment manager based in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It boasts over three decades of investment management expertise.

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Jeffrey James

Mr James began his career with Lehman Brothers in 1990. From 1991 to 1997, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as an analyst and joined Driehaus Capital Management in 1997 as a sector analyst, covering the information technology and energy sectors for the firm’s Small Cap Growth and Mid Cap Growth strategies. In 1998, he began managing the Driehaus Micro Cap Growth strategy. In 2006, he began managing the Driehaus Small Cap Growth strategy. In 2012, he began managing the Driehaus Small/Mid Cap Growth strategy. Mr James received his B.S. in Finance from Indiana University in 1990 and his MBA from DePaul University in 1995.

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