Aims to achieve capital growth from North American investments by outperformance of the S&P 500 index. The company will predominantly invest in quoted companies including, when appropriate, exposure to smaller capitalisation companies, and emphasise capital growth rather than income. The company has the ability to use borrowing to gear the portfolio within the range of 5% net cash to 20% geared in normal market conditions.
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Cumulative performance of an original investment of £100.
You should remember that past performance is not a guide to the future.
Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Total return, net of charges and any applicable fees using cum income Net Asset Values (NAVs) debt at par with net dividend (if any) reinvested, in sterling. For detail see the Trust’s latest Report & Accounts.
Garrett Fish is a portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Group. An employee who worked with Jardine Fleming from 1994 to 1997 and joined the current organization in 2002, Garrett is the portfolio manager of the Luxembourg-domiciled JPM America Large Cap Fund and the UK-based JPM American Investment Trust. From 1997 through 2001, he was with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in London as a U.S. equity fund manager. Garrett has also worked with Aetna Capital Management, where he served as an account manager. Garrett holds a B.A. in Japanese history from Bates College and is also a CFA charterholder.
Eytan M. Shapiro is a portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Group. An employee since 1985, he is responsible for managing the U.S. small cap growth strategy, which includes the JPMorgan Small Cap Growth Fund, JPMorgan Dynamic Small Cap Growth Fund, and the JPM US Small Cap Growth Fund. Prior to joining the small cap team in 1992, Eytan worked as a portfolio manager in the firm's Hong Kong office. He had previously been an investment analyst at Philips & Drew in London. Eytan holds a B.Sc. in economics from City University, London, an M.Phil. in economics from Oxford University, and is NASD Series 66 licensed. He is a member of both the New York Society of Security Analysts and The CFA Institute, and a CFA charterholder.
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