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William Blair SICAV US Small-Mid Cap Growth I

Ranked 12 out of 121 in - US Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Daniel E. Crowe

Daniel Crowe is a portfolio manager on William Blair's Mid Cap Growth and SMID Growth strategies. Dan had previously served as an associate portfolio manager on Mid Cap Growth strategy and before that as an associate portfolio manager on the Small Cap Growth strategy and a research analyst. Dan joined William Blair as a generalist research analyst in May 2011. Before joining William Blair, he was a midcap portfolio manager at Pyramis Global Advisors, and before that a portfolio manager and analyst at The Boston Company/Founders Asset Management. He began his career as a generalist analyst at Marsico Capital Management. Dan is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Robert Lanphier

Robert Lanphier studied at Purdue University in Indiana and at the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He started out as a consultant and corporate planner at Emerson Electrical in 1982 before moving to William Blair in 1987 where is currently an analyst and portfolio manager.

Objective

The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks of small and medium-sized companies in the United States that are expected to experience solid growth in earnings.

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Performance

US Small & Medium Companies over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 8.7% 6.4% 5.0%
2016 5.9% -3.0% 3.9% 2.7% 2.4%
2015 4.2% 7.5% 1.3% -6.8% 2.8%
2014 7.8% 1.0% 0.8% -2.7% 8.8%
2013 41.1% 13.8% 4.5% 10.6% 7.2%
2012 11.4% 12.1% -6.6% 6.4% 0.1%
2011 -1.0% 10.2% 0.9% -19.7% 11.0%
2010 20.6% 5.7% -8.8% 8.9% 14.8%
2009 47.6% -1.5% 23.6% 14.0% 6.4%
2008 -40.9% -16.3% 4.2% -11.4% -23.5%
2007 11.4% 4.1% 8.1% 2.8% -3.7%
2006 9.4% 10.9% -6.3% 0.2% 5.1%
2005 10.7% -4.5% 3.3% 6.6% 5.3%
2004 3.3% -3.2% 10.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
CoStar Group Inc ORD 2.83
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc ORD 2.82
Copart Inc ORD 2.60
BWX Technologies Inc ORD 2.53
Six Flags Entertainment Corp ORD 2.36
Guidewire Software Inc ORD 2.35
J2 Global Inc ORD 2.24
SBA Communications Corp ORD 2.19
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc ORD 2.14
Ball Corp ORD 2.08
30/06/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Norway
  9. Spain
  10. Sweden
  11. Switzerland
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/03/2004
  • Share Class size286Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0181864389

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment0

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Veteran US small and mid cap PM to retire

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).