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    Brandes International Small Cap Equity I (BISMX)

    11.91 Down 0.09(0.75%) Feb 8

    Profile as of Jan 30, 2016Get Profile for:
    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:1.01B
    Year-to-Date Return:-5.33%
    Morningstar Rating:5 stars
    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:500
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    BISMX can be purchased from 42 brokerages.

    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 emerging market countries (including frontier market countries).

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain (Dec 3, 2015) : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Feb 7, 2016) : 24.82%
    Average for Category:34.45%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseBISMXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.15%1.40%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.15%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.12%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.08%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.89%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:359668
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:6201,015
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,3662,053
    * Per $10,000 invested