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Lord Abbett Developing Growth A (LAGWX)

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Lord Abbett Developing Growth A
90 Hudson St.Jersey City NJ 07302
Phone: 888-522-2388
Fund Overview 
Category:Small Growth
Fund Family:Lord Abbett
Net Assets:3.35B
Year-to-Date Return:-5.43%
Morningstar Rating:4 stars
Fund Inception Date:Oct 10, 1973
Morningstar Style Box 
Small Growth
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Management Information 
F. Thomas O’Halloran, III
Lead Manager since Dec 31, 2001
F. Thomas O’Halloran, J.D., CFA, Partner & Director Mr. O'Halloran is the lead portfolio manager of the small cap growth, micro cap growth, and growth equity strategies. Mr. O'Halloran joined Lord Abbett in 2001 as a research analyst for the small cap growth equity strategy and was named Partner in 2003. His prior experience includes Executive Director/Senior Research Analyst at Dillon, Read & Co. and as a trial attorney. Mr. O'Halloran received an AB from Bowdoin College, a JD from Boston College, and an MBA from Columbia University. He is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has been in the investment business since 1987.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:1,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:1,000
Min Initial Investment, AIP:250
Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
LAGWX can be purchased from 127 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in the common stocks of companies demonstrating above-average, long-term growth potential. It invests at least 65% of its net assets in equity securities of small companies. In selecting investments, the fund may invest in U.S. and foreign (which may include emerging market) companies. Foreign companies may be traded on U.S. or non-U.S. securities exchanges, may be denominated in the U.S. dollar or other currencies, and may include American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs").

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend : 0.00
Last Cap Gain (Nov 21, 2013) : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Aug 21, 2014) : 245.00%
Average for Category:54.83%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseLAGWXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.11%1.37%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.11%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.11%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.35%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.46%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.23%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:908597
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,151966
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,8491,980
* Per $10,000 invested