As of 03.31.2018
ENTREPRENEUR U.S. LARGE CAP MUTUAL FUND INVESTMENT STRATEGY> The fund invests in a portfolio of domestic entrepreneurial companies with market caps above $5B. We select investments based on our 15 proprietary qualitative and quantitative filters. Our investment style places high value on visionary leaders who are stewards of their companies and possess high economic and personal stakes. APPROACH> The firm utilizes a bottom-up fundamental approach to identify investments in companies that possess 15 entrepreneurial attributes. Our extensive academic research and 10+ years of professional performance assert that companies possessing these characteristics have the potential to outperform “non-entrepreneurial” companies over time.
Fund Information Strategy AUM
ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERS CAN CREATE FUNDAMENTAL VALUE
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• Visionary entrepreneurial leaders have economic and non-economic incentives to create value • These leaders see far horizons and are resilient in tough times • Their organizations keep costs lean, debt levels manageable, and expansion projects within reach ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPANIES CAN OUTPERFORM THE COMPETITION • Our research asserts the entrepreneurially run companies achieve higher long-run growth rates • Those companies emphasize motivated and transparent leadership and prioritize shareholders • They focus on sustainable organic growth and operational efficiency ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR CAN TRANSLATES INTO SHAREHOLDER VALUE
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Top 10 Holdings Amazon.com Inc
• This drives earnings growth, stock price appreciation, and above average employment growth
Entrepreneurial leaders are the ones that create entrepreneurial companies and institute entrepreneurial behavior. Thus, leadership matters in a company. More information can be found in the Leadership Matters article by Joel Shulman.
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1.42% 21.25% 12.90% 13.14%
Russell 1000 Growth Growth of $1,000
Las Vegas Sands Corp
Russell 1000 Growth
Entrepreneurs by Sector Information Technology
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