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Columbia Pacific/Asia A (CASAX)

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Columbia Pacific/Asia A
Columbia Funds Series Trust IOne Financial CenterBoston MA 02111
Phone: 800-345-6611
Fund Overview 
Category:Diversified Pacific/Asia
Fund Family:Columbia
Net Assets:274.50M
Year-to-Date Return:6.29%
Morningstar Rating:2 stars
Fund Inception Date:Mar 31, 2008
Morningstar Style Box 
Diversified Pacific/Asia
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Management Information 
Daisuke Nomoto
Lead Manager since Mar 31, 2008
Daisuke Nomoto is a director and senior portfolio manager on the international team. Mr. Nomoto joined Columbia Management in 2005 and has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Prior to joining Columbia Management, Mr. Nomoto worked as an equity analyst at Putnam Investments. Previously, he held a variety of positions for Nippon Life Insurance, including four years as a senior portfolio manager and equity analyst at Nissay Asset Management, Tokyo and five years as an equity analyst with NLI International. Mr. Nomoto received a B.A. from Shiga University, Japan. He is a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:2,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:1,000
Min Initial Investment, AIP:100
Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
CASAX can be purchased from 65 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of companies located in Asia and the Pacific Basin, which includes Australia, New Zealand and India, and other countries within this region (the Pacific/Asia region). It may invest in a variety of countries (including emerging markets), industries and sectors and does not attempt to invest a specific percentage of its assets in any given country, industry or sector. The fund may invest in companies that have market capitalizations of any size.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Dec 18, 2013) : 0.11
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Sep 17, 2014) : 88.00%
Average for Category:51.89%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseCASAXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.48%1.38%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.49%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.49%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.56%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.25%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:1,019547
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,341876
10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,2521,788
* Per $10,000 invested