Mutual Funds

International Small Cap Value Fund

The Advisory Research International Small Cap Value Fund invests in equity securities of small capitalization companies outside the United States that we believe are profitable, asset rich, conservatively capitalized and maintain high-quality balance sheets.  

Kevin Ross, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, appeared on the recent Asset TV Masterclass focused on international investing. Monetary policy and geopolitics affect broader market sentiment and, of course, market direction. When it comes to investing outside the US borders, it’s important to understand fundamentals, and know that money managers can take a top-down or bottom-up approach to investing.

Watch the full video below and take the quiz for CE credit.

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Asset TV Masterclass: International Investing featuring Kevin Ross

The investment process focuses on the downside protection and upside potential of individual securities. Downside protection may be discovered through extensive fundamental analysis of companies in order to determine a security’s true net asset value. The team determines upside potential in a particular company through qualitative analysis utilizing senior management interviews, company visits and competitive analysis.

Fund Facts
CUSIP 461418741 46141P412
Share Class Investor Institutional
Inception 03/31/2010 12/31/2013
Minimum Investment $2,500 $500,000
Net Expense Ratio 1.22% 1.15%
Gross Expense Ratio 1.80% 1.73%
Portfolio Managers Kevin Ross,
Marco Priani
Sector Allocation
Basic Materials:7.15|Communications: 4.60|Consumer, Cyclical:11.28|Consumer, Non-cyclical:28.89|Energy:1.25|Financial:20.24|Industrial:23.70|Technology:2.89
Top 10 Holdings
Ship Healthcare Holdings, Inc. 2.12%
Austevoll Seafood ASA 2.06%
Smurfit Kappa Group PLC 2.06%
Deutsche EuroShop AG 1.89%
Patrizia AG 1.88%
TKC Corp. 1.84%
Beazley PLC 1.82%
Kungsleden AB 1.80%
Atea ASA 1.78%
Ebro Foods 1.78%
Total 19.03%

Fund risks and disclosures