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Overall Morningstar Rating among 524 Large Growth funds, based on risk-adjusted returns for class I shares, using a weighted average of the funds three-, five-, and ten-year ratings: respectively, 1 star, 1 star and 1 star among 524, 492 and 383 funds, as of 31 Jan 2023.
Flexible and focused equity portfolio that invests in primarily U.S growth companies across the small- and mid-capitalization spectrum.
Proven bottom-up fundamental research process that aims to identify emerging growth companies with attractive and durable growth drivers of revenue and earnings.
Actively managed fund that seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns and outperform the benchmark over a full market cycle.
The fund’s goal is to provide investors with long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity securities selected for their growth potential.
The fund employs rigorous bottom-up, fundamental analysis to identify high-quality companies in the early stages of their growth trajectory and which the team believes will deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns over the long term. The portfolio is diversified across the growth spectrum with companies exhibiting consistent growth, emerging growth, or disruptive characteristics.
Performance data shown represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than quoted.
The maximum sales charge for the equity funds' A shares is 4.50%. C shares include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC) for the first year only. There is no up-front sales charge for class I or R shares.
Effective December 18, 2020, Thornburg Core Growth Fund's name changed to Thornburg Small/Mid Cap Growth Fund, and the Fund adopted a policy, under normal conditions, to invest at least 80% of its net assets in small- and mid-capitalization companies. As a result, the Fund's investment benchmark changed from the Russell 3000 Total Return Growth Index to the Russell 2500 Growth Index (Total Return).
Morningstar quartile ranking for Large Growth category is based on total returns before sales charges for 1-, 3-, 5- and 10-years, among 1252, 1142, 1060 and 790 funds, respectively, as of 30 Sep 2022.
Prior to inception of I and R share classes, performance is hypothetical and was calculated from actual returns of an earlier share class adjusted for the expenses of the newer share class.
Share class inception dates: A and C shares, 27 Dec 2000; I shares, 3 Nov 2003; R3 shares 1 Jul 2003; R4, 1 Feb 2007; and R5 shares, 3 Oct 2005.
(As of 1 Feb 2023)
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Net Expense Ratio (%)
Thornburg Investment Management and/or Thornburg Securities Corporation have contractually agreed to waive fees and reimburse expenses through at least February 1, 2024, for some of the share classes; these are reflected in the net expense ratio. For more detailed information on fund expenses and waivers/reimbursements, please see the fund's prospectus.
Expense Ratios - Expressed as a percentage of total fund assets and include management fees and operating costs. Expense ratios fluctuate over time and the expense ratio in the prospectus may differ from the actual expense ratio. The fund's total return includes the deduction of expenses.
The Hypothetical Growth graph compares a hypothetical investment in the Fund to the performance of the Index for the stated time period. Returns reflect reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, if any, as well as all fees and expenses.
Cash includes cash and cash equivalents. Weights are percentages of total portfolio unless otherwise noted.
Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Steven Klopukh, CFA
Portfolio Manager and Managing Director
Steven Klopukh is portfolio manager at Thornburg Investment Management. He joined the firm in 2020 to lead Thornburg’s small- and mid-cap investment strategies. Prior to Thornburg, Steven worked at Allianz Global Investors, where he spent 18 years, most recently as a director and lead portfolio manager U.S. Small- & Mid-Cap Growth team. While at Allianz Global Investors, Steven managed the…
Tim McCarthy is portfolio manager at Thornburg Investment Management. He joined the firm in 2020 to co-manage Thornburg’s small- and mid-cap investment growth strategies. Prior to Thornburg, Tim spent 17 years at Allianz Global Investors, where he was senior portfolio manager and director and performed research responsibilities for the U.S. Small- & Mid-Cap Growth team. He was also a portfolio…
Before investing, carefully consider the Fund's investment goals, risks, charges, and expenses. For a prospectus or summary prospectus containing this and other information, contact your financial advisor or visit thornburg.com. Read them carefully before investing.
Investments carry risks, including possible loss of principal. Additional risks may be associated with investments outside the United States, especially in emerging markets, including currency fluctuations, illiquidity, volatility, and political and economic risks. Investments in small- and mid-capitalization companies may increase the risk of greater price fluctuations. Investments in the Fund are not FDIC insured, nor are they bank deposits or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity.
The performance of any index is not indicative of the performance of any particular investment. Unless otherwise noted, index returns reflect the reinvestment of income dividends and capital gains, if any, but do not reflect fees, brokerage commissions or other expenses of investing. Investors may not make direct investments into any index.
Diversification does not assure or guarantee better performance and cannot eliminate the risk of investment losses.
Funds invested in a limited number of holdings may expose an investor to greater volatility.
Class R shares are limited to retirement platforms only.
Class I shares may not be available to all investors. Minimum investments for the I share class may be higher than those for other classes.
There is no guarantee that the Fund will meet its investment objectives.
To determine a fund's Morningstar Rating™, funds and other managed products with at least a three-year history are ranked in their categories by their Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return scores. The top 10% receive 5 stars; the next 22.5%, 4 stars; the middle 35%, 3 stars; the next 22.5%, 2 stars; and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Risk-Adjusted Return accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance (excluding sales charges), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Other share classes may have different performance characteristics.
Please see our glossary for a definition of terms.
Thornburg mutual funds are distributed by Thornburg Securities Corporation.
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