Ascendant Deep Value Convertibles Fund Class I Shares (AEQIX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks total return from income and growth of capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings) in convertible securities. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of convertible securities that the adviser believes are undervalued. The securities in the portfolio may be issued by U.S. or foreign companies, without restriction as to issuer country market capitalization or maturity.


1 month-4.03% 3 years+8.79%
3 months-3.82% 5 years--
1 year-1.67% Since inception+13.89%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Convertibles

Performance 5-yr return--+10.27%
Expense ratio7.18%1.30%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--1.01
Net assets$34.2M$1.0B
Average market cap--$22.3B
Average P/E--19.3
Portfolio turnover165%165%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAscendant
Fund manager & tenureJames Lee / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income10.05%
U.S. stock0.04%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Rambus Inc Del 144A Cv 1.125%3.57%
-- Intermune Cv 2.5%3.38%
WFCPRL Wells Fargo & Co, San Francisco Ca Pfd3.09%
BACPRL Bk Amer Pfd2.97%
-- Walter Invt Mgmt Cv 4.5%2.64%
-- Nuvasive Cv 2.75%2.58%
-- Omnicare Cv 3.25%2.56%
-- Ias Oper Partnership 144A Cv 5%2.54%
-- Volcano Corporation Cv 1.75%2.51%
-- Campus Crest Cmntys Oper 144A 4.75%2.49%

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