ASTON/LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund
|Share Class Inception||11/3/2010||6/1/2011|
|Gross Exp Ratio (%)||2.87||2.62|
|Net Exp Ratio (%)||1.35||1.10|
|NAV Change (%)||0.23||0.31|
|Benchmark||Russell 2000 Growth Index|
|Morningstar Category||Small Growth|
Andrew Morey, CFA
Andrew Morey, CFA
Mr. Morey, lead portfolio manager for LMCG’s small and small/mid cap growth investment strategies, joined LMCG in January 2012. Mr. Morey has 19 years of investment management experience and prior to joining LMCG he served as portfolio manager at Crosswind Investments, LLC, for Crosswind’s small and small/mid cap investment strategies. Previously, Mr. Morey was the founder and portfolio manager of Tartan Partners, LLC, from 2005 to 2007. Prior to Tartan Partners, Mr. Morey worked at State Street Research & Management as a portfolio manager, and at Gabelli & Co. as a research analyst. Mr. Morey holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Shareholder update: The shareholder meeting pertaining to the merger of the ASTON Small Cap Fund into the ASTON/LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund took place on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 and was approved. The merger was completed on April 19, 2013. For information on NAVs and per share conversion ratios please click here (182 KB, PDF).
The ASTON/LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund seeks small-capitalization stocks with unrecognized growth potential using a bottom up fundamental selection process.
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The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
Small- and mid-cap stocks are considered riskier than large-cap stocks due to greater potential volatility and less liquidity.
|Fund Stats (as of 3/31/13)||N Shares||I Shares|
|Total Net Assets (5/20/13)||$27,987,832.56||$4,487,884.69|
|Sector Breakdown (as of 4/30/13)|
|Cash Equivalents & Other||0.53%|
|Top 10 Holdings (as of 4/30/13)|
|Company||Ticker||CUSIP||Number of Shares||Market Value||% of Net Assets|
|HEALTH MGMT ASSOCIATES INC-A||HMA||421933102||146,228||$1,680,159.72||5.31%|
|UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES-B||UHS||913903100||20,111||$1,339,191.49||4.23%|
|TRIUMPH GROUP INC||TGI||896818101||14,713||$1,175,568.70||3.71%|
|ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC||ECPG||292554102||38,255||$1,089,884.95||3.44%|
|GEO GROUP INC/THE||GEO||36159R103||25,904||$970,104.80||3.06%|
|LIQUIDITY SERVICES INC||LQDT||53635B107||28,596||$940,808.40||2.97%|
|VANTIV INC - CL A||VNTV||92210H105||38,759||$873,240.27||2.76%|
|HEARTWARE INTERNATIONAL INC||HTWR||422368100||8,738||$849,333.60||2.68%|
As the fund is actively managed, the securities as presented may not represent the current or future composition of the portfolio.
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