The Company aims to provide investors with capital growth by investing in US smaller companies that have a sustainable competitive advantage and to focus on owning equity stakes in businesses that trade at a discount to their intrinsic value, with strong management teams. The company has the ability to use borrowing to gear the portfolio to up to 15% of net assets where appropriate.
The value of investments and the income from them can go down and up, and you may not get back as much as you paid in. Past performance is not a guide to the future.
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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.
Don San Jose is a portfolio manager with the U.S. Small Cap Equity Group and aids in the daily management of the JPMorgan Small Cap Active Core Strategy. An employee since 2000, Don was an analyst in JPMorgan Securities' equity research department covering capital goods companies before joining the small cap group. Prior to joining the firm, he was an equity research associate at ING Baring Furman Selz. Don holds a B.S. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of both the New York Society of Security Analysts and The CFA Institute. He is a CFA charterholder.
Dan Percella, executive director, is an analyst on the Small Cap Active Core Team. An employee since 2008, Dan was previously a member of Institutional Investor-ranked equity research teams covering the transportation sector at Bear Stearns, Bank of America and Citigroup. Dan holds a B.S. in economics from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and is a member of both the New York Society of Security Analysts and The CFA Institute. He is also a CFA charterholder.
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Date: 4th March 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Finsbury Dials
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