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Brandes International Small Cap Equity I (BISMX)

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Brandes International Small Cap Equity I
Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.11988 El Camino RealSan Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 800-395-3807
Fund Overview 
Category:Foreign Small/Mid Value
Fund Family:Brandes
Net Assets:581.40M
Year-to-Date Return:9.88%
Morningstar Rating:N/A
Fund Inception Date:Aug 20, 1996
Morningstar Style Box 
Foreign Small/Mid Value
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Management Information 
Mark Costa
Lead Manager since Feb 1, 2010
Mark Costa, CFA Senior Analyst Mark is an analyst on the industrials team. Mark is responsible for fundamental research on companies in the residential construction, diversified industrial, and aerospace & defense sectors. He is a voting member of the small-cap investment committee. He earned his BS in finance with distinction from San Diego State University. Mark is a member of the CFA Society of San Diego.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:100,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
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Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets measured at the time of purchase in equity securities issued by small capitalization companies located in at least three countries outside of the United States. The fund managers consider a company to be a small capitalization company if it has a market capitalization (market value of publicly traded securities) of $5 billion or less at the time of purchase. Up to 30% of the fund's total assets, measured at the time of purchase, may be invested in securities of companies located in countries considered to have emerging securities markets.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Jun 29, 2014) : 0.03
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Aug 26, 2014) : 24.45%
Average for Category:23.32%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseBISMXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.15%1.34%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.15%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.48%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
Max Front End Sales Load:N/A4.50%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.89%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:436683
5 Yr Expense Projection*:7771,130
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,7402,316
* Per $10,000 invested