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Towle Deep Value (TDVFX)

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Towle Deep Value
Investment Managers Series Trust (Towle)803 West Michigan StreetMilwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 888-998-6953
Fund Overview 
Category:Small Value
Fund Family:Towle & Co
Net Assets:51.32M
Year-to-Date Return:1.11%
Morningstar Rating:N/A
Fund Inception Date:Oct 31, 2011
Morningstar Style Box 
Small Value
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Management Information 
J. Ellwood Towle
Lead Manager since Oct 31, 2011
Woody has researched and invested in publicly traded companies for 30+ years. During his investment career, Towle & Co. has owned over 80 companies that have been acquired from the company's portfolio. His cumulative knowledge of and experience in the small-cap universe provides a foundation for Towle & Co.'s investment management process. Before starting Towle & Co. in 1981, Woody worked for nine years at Brown Group, Inc. lastly as Manager of Corporate Development. In this capacity, he was involved in the implementation of the firm's merger and acquisition strategy including the identification, due diligence and analysis of acquisition candidates. Woody received his B.A. in history and business administration from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois in 1965 and an MBA from the University of Missouri in 1967.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:5,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:2,500
Min Initial Investment, AIP:2,500
Min Subsequent Investment:5,000
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:250
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:100
TDVFX can be purchased from 21 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest primarily in equity securities of U.S. issuers. It may invest in common stocks of any capitalization, although it will primarily focus on smaller companies that the fund's advisor views to be out-of-favor, under-appreciated, and under-valued. The fund's advisor considers smaller capitalization companies to be those with market capitalization of $5 billion or lower at the time of purchase. The fund may also invest up to 20% of its total net assets in foreign securities, either directly or through the use of ADRs. It is non-diversified.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend : 0.00
Last Cap Gain (Dec 5, 2013) : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Apr 21, 2014) : 43.00%
Average for Category:67.08%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseTDVFXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.20%1.36%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.20%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:2.14%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.34%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.39%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:579692
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,0631,033
10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,3982,060
* Per $10,000 invested