VAM US Small Cap Growth Fund

CLASSIFICATIONS

Asset Class:  Equity

Region: United States

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The investment objective of the Fund is to invest pursuant to an aggressive, long-term programme which is intended to maximise capital appreciation over each full market cycle. To achieve this objective, the Fund will invest in an unleveraged portfolio of equity securities and cash or cash equivalents. The Fund will consist primarily of equity securities traded in the US-listed or over-the-counter markets of high growth companies with outstanding aggregate market capitalisations generally between USD 500 million and USD 1.5 billion at time of purchase, although the Investment Manager may, however, from time to time, cause the Fund to invest in companies with higher or lower market capitalisations.

KEY FACTS

A class USDB class USDD class USDE class USD
Launch Date31st March 200616th March 200117th March 2017TBC
ISINLU0247231789LU0247232753LU0247239253TBC
Sedol CodeB10QT96B10QTB8B10QTD0TBC
Bloomberg TickerVAMSCCA LXVAMSCCB LXVAMSCCD LXTBC
Base CurrencyUSDUSDUSDUSD
Dealing FrequencyDailyDailyDailyDaily

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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