In a recent article discussing the performance of International Equities in 2020, Morningstar cite the Phaeacian Accent International Value Fund as being one of the Category Leading Funds.
“Manager Pierre Py of Silver-rated Phaeacian Accent International Value (PPIVX) will let cash build up when he can’t find enough attractive opportunities, and while that can be a double-edged sword, it was a big positive in 2020. The fund excelled as it entered the year with nearly 35% of assets in cash, which muted the pain of the first-quarter bear market, but it also captured much of the upside during the subsequent recovery as Py was quick to buy stocks on weakness. Names like Dutch specialty chemical company Koninklijke DSM NV and British industrial distributor Electrocomponents were profitable additions. The fund’s 19.6% return in 2020 placed it in the top decile of foreign small/mid-blend category peers.”
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Risk considerations: Performance figures include the reinvestment of all dividends and any capital gains distributions. All returns are net of expenses. The Fund may purchase foreign securities, including American Depository Receipts (ADRs) and other depository receipts, which are subject to interest rate, currency exchange rate, economic and political risks. Foreign investments, especially those of companies in emerging markets, can be riskier, less liquid, harder to value, and more volatile than investments in the United States. Adverse political and economic developments or changes in the value of foreign currency can make it more difficult for the Fund to value the securities. Differences in tax and accounting standards, difficulties in obtaining information about foreign companies, restrictions on receiving investment proceeds from a foreign country, confiscatory foreign tax laws, and potential difficulties in enforcing contractual obligations, can all add to the risk and volatility of foreign investments. Small and mid-cap stocks involve greater risks and they can fluctuate in price more than larger company stocks. Groups of stocks, such as value and growth, go in and out of favor, which may cause certain funds to underperform other equity funds. The Fund may invest a greater percentage of its assets in a smaller number of securities. Holding fewer securities increases the risk that the value of the Fund could go down because of the poor performance of a single investment. Value style investing presents the risk that the holdings or securities may never reach their full market value because the market fails to recognize what the portfolio management team considers the true business value or because the portfolio management team has misjudged those values. In addition, value style investing may fall out of favor and underperform growth or other styles of investing during given periods. Please refer to the Fund’s Prospectus for a complete overview of the primary risks associated with the Fund. Portfolio composition will change due to ongoing management of the Fund. References to individual securities are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as recommendations by the Fund, the portfolio manager, the Adviser, or the distributor. It should not be assumed that future investments will be profitable or will equal the performance of the security examples discussed.
Benchmark: The MSCI All Country World ex-USA (Net) Index is a float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure the combined equity market performance of developed and emerging market countries excluding the United States. An investor cannot invest directly in an index. Comparison to the MSCI ACWI ex-US Index is for illustrative purposes only. The Fund does not include outperformance of any index or benchmark in its investment objectives. Index returns do not reflect transactions costs, investment management fees or other commissions, fees and expenses that would reduce performance for an investor.
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