The Oak Ridge family of mutual funds embodies our steadfast commitment to serving the investors who place their trust in our judgment. Our mandate is to invest our clients’ assets in high-quality equity opportunities according to each portfolio’s stated investment objective.
OAK RIDGE SMALL CAP GROWTH FUND
RIPE WITH GROWTH POTENTIAL
This portfolio is invested primarily in equity securities of U.S. small-capitalization companies that we deem to be poised for future growth. Our investment team follows an actively managed, stock-by-stock approach to select companies that may provide bright business prospects and reasonable valuations.
EMERGING BLUE CHIPS
By focusing on high-quality, small-cap companies with accelerating earnings and strong fundamentals, we seek to identify emerging blue-chip companies in their infancy.
TOP 10 HOLDINGS as of 12/31/20171
|Ligan Pharma||3.2%||Burlington Stores||2.8%|
|Sage Therapeutics||3.0||Ollie’s Bargain Outlet||2.8|
|Globus Medical||3.0||Beacon Roofing||2.8|
|Pool Corp||2.9||Bright Horizons||2.5|
Portfolio Characteristics as of 12/31/20172
|Weighted Avg. Market Cap||$4.2B|
|Median Market Cap||$3.3B|
|Average Price/Earnings Ratio (Forecast)||27.1|
Initial Investment: $10,000 in Class A Shares at net asset value—Time Period: 12/31/06 through 12/31/16
DAILY NAV As of
|NAV $||DAY CHANGE $||YTD CHANGE $||YTD RETURN %|
Annualized Total Returns as of 12/31/20173
|Class A (NAV)||18.96%||18.96%||10.85%||7.86%||10.06%|
|Class A (POP)||12.13||12.13||9.54||7.22||9.79|
|Class I (NAV)||19.35||19.35||11.23||8.15||10.19|
|Russell 2000® Growth Index||22.17||22.17||15.21||9.19||7.73|
Calendar Year Returns as of 12/31/20174
|Class A (NAV)||18.96%||2.15%||-4.65%||3.91%||38.99%||10.56%||0.92%|
|Class I (NAV)||19.35||2.52||-4.37||4.28||39.55||11.00||1.22|
|Russell 2000® Growth Index||22.17||11.32||-1.38||5.60||43.30||14.59||-2.91|
For Class A shares, a contingent deferred sales charge (“CDSC”) of 1% will be imposed on certain redemptions of such shares within 12 months of the date of purchase. No sales charge applies on investments of $500,000 or more.
The Fund acquired the assets and liabilities of the Pioneer Oak Ridge Small Cap Growth Fund (the “predecessor fund”) on October 17, 2014, at the same time as a change in control of the Advisor. As a result of the reorganization, the Fund is the accounting successor of the predecessor fund. Performance results shown in the bar chart and the performance table below for the period prior to October 17, 2014, reflect the performance of the predecessor fund. The predecessor fund acquired the assets and liabilities of another fund on February 13, 2004. Performance results shown for the period prior to February 13, 2004 reflect the performance of the prior fund.