The World Funds(3)

Opportunistic in Emerging Markets

Eastern European Equity Fund

US> Small-Cap > Core

Nov 22, 2008

Eastern European markets are less efficient than established equity markets offering a lot of potential to add value through an active management approach. Our research process aims to take advantage of these inefficiencies, says Pascal Curtet, manager of the Eastern European Equity Fund. The key element is staying on top of trends and developments, being prepared for all eventualities, and taking the appropriate action.

Diversified for Long-Term Growth

CSI Equity Fund

Apr 23, 2008

CSI Equity Fund is built on the premise that the investment process is more predictable over a longer period of time than over shorter periods of time. Fund manager Leland Faust seeks to achieve his investment objective of long-term growth of capital by investing in a diversified portfolio of well-established companies throughout the world and utilizing both value and growth oriented investment strategies in the security selection process.

Rising Values in Eastern Europe

Eastern European Equity Fund

US> Small-Cap > Core

Feb 19, 2008

Pro-market economic reforms, rising political stability and large-scale foreign investments in Eastern Europe resulted in booming economies, growing purchasing power and rising profits of companies related to the local consumer. Thomas Neuhold, co-manager of the Eastern European Equity Fund, believes that Eastern Europe will continue to grow faster than Western Europe and the U.S. and is playing the theme of the long-term structural growth.