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First Eagle Global A (SGENX)

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First Eagle Global A
First Eagle Fund1345 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10105
Phone: 800-334-2143
Fund Overview 
Category:World Allocation
Fund Family:First Eagle
Net Assets:50.48B
Year-to-Date Return:2.41%
Morningstar Rating:4 stars
Fund Inception Date:Apr 28, 1970
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Management Information 
Matthew McLennan
Lead Manager since Sep 12, 2008
Matt is head of the Global Value team and a portfolio manager of the Global Value, International Value and Gold strategies with Abhay Deshpande and Kimball Brooker. Matt joined First Eagle Investment Management, LLC in September 2008. Most recently, Matt worked for Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) in London where he served as co-portfolio manager of Global Equity Partners, a group he founded in 2003 that ran a focused global equity portfolio for offshore private wealth clients. The portfolio used a value-driven approach with an absolute return focus that emphasized low turnover and resilience in distressed environments.Matt started his career with Queensland Investment Corporation (Australia) in 1991, where he eventually managed over one billion dollars in international equity portfolios. In 1994, he joined Goldman Sachs in Sydney before moving to New York to GSAM’s U.S. Value team as a small cap research analyst. In 1997, he was appointed portfolio manager, and at the end of 1998, senior portfolio manager and co-portfolio manager, of the U.S. Small Cap Value and U.S. Mid Cap Value strategies. In 2001, Matt co-founded and was named Equity Chief Investment Officer of the Investment Strategy Group for Goldman’s private wealth management business and in 2002 was named a managing director of the firm. Born in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, Matt grew up in Queensland, Australia and received his Bachelor of Commerce with first-class honors from the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Leadership Council of the Harvard School of Public Health, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation of the University of Queensland in America and on the Global Advisory Board of Advance, the leading network of expatriate Australian professionals. He also serves on the Trinity School Board of Trustees where he is as a member of the Investment and Education Committees. Matt holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:2,500
Min Initial Investment, IRA:1,000
Min Initial Investment, AIP:100
Min Subsequent Investment:100
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:100
SGENX can be purchased from 120 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund normally invests its assets primarily in common stocks (and securities convertible into common stocks) of U.S. and foreign companies. Investment decisions for the fund are made without regard to the capitalization (size) of the companies in which it invests. The fund may invest in any size company, including large, medium and smaller companies. It may also invest in fixed-income instruments (without regard to credit rating or time to maturity), short-term debt instruments, gold and other precious metals, and futures contracts related to precious metals.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Dec 16, 2013) : 0.66
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Nov 25, 2014) : 11.60%
Average for Category:48.60%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseSGENXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.13%1.11%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.13%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.13%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.00%5.43%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.92%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:841704
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,0911,132
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,8062,284
* Per $10,000 invested