WBIRX: William Blair International Growth Fund

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WBIRX William Blair International Growth Fund


Profile

WBIRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $2.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.82
$21.00
$35.60

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.06%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.26%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair International Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    May 02, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Simon Fennell

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments, issued by companies of all sizes domiciled outside the U.S. that the advisor believes have above-average growth, profitability and quality characteristics. Its investments are normally allocated among at least six different countries and no more than 50% of the fund's equity holdings may be invested in securities of issuers in one country at any given time.


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Performance

WBIRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.7% -44.2% 55.4% 14.53%
1 Yr 23.9% -42.5% 50533.3% 14.41%
3 Yr N/A* -14.3% 30.2% 60.49%
5 Yr N/A* -9.3% 22.1% 45.03%
10 Yr N/A* 0.1% 12.5% 20.55%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -4.0% 45.1% N/A
2018 N/A -32.2% 68.4% N/A
2017 N/A 0.0% 50.9% N/A
2016 N/A -12.2% 5.7% N/A
2015 N/A -16.3% 9.5% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.7% -44.2% 55.4% 14.53%
1 Yr 23.9% -42.5% 50533.3% 14.41%
3 Yr N/A* -13.4% 30.2% 68.64%
5 Yr N/A* -8.5% 22.1% 59.36%
10 Yr N/A* 1.3% 14.3% 30.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -4.0% 45.1% N/A
2018 N/A -32.2% 68.4% N/A
2017 N/A 0.0% 53.4% N/A
2016 N/A -12.2% 8.0% N/A
2015 N/A -15.1% 11.4% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WBIRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High WBIRX % Rank
Net Assets 2.1 B 10 168 B 35.83%
Number of Holdings 183 6 1033 11.53%
Net Assets in Top 10 358 M 1.25 M 33.2 B 38.57%
Weighting of Top 10 17.97% 10.3% 99.1% 94.97%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.53%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 2.31%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 2.10%
  4. Keyence Corp 1.79%
  5. ASML Holding NV 1.77%
  6. Atlas Copco AB A 1.65%
  7. DSV Panalpina AS 1.54%
  8. Lonza Group Ltd 1.46%
  9. MediaTek Inc 1.44%
  10. AIA Group Ltd 1.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WBIRX % Rank
Stocks
98.74% 65.52% 101.39% 24.84%
Cash
1.27% -3.30% 19.94% 75.26%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.22% 47.17%
Other
0.00% -2.60% 4.39% 55.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.86% 44.44%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 31.11% 50.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBIRX % Rank
Technology
25.07% 2.32% 43.49% 14.68%
Industrials
21.67% 0.00% 25.08% 2.94%
Healthcare
11.87% 3.42% 31.20% 79.04%
Consumer Cyclical
11.24% 2.23% 50.11% 47.38%
Financial Services
8.21% 0.00% 24.69% 75.68%
Communication Services
6.85% 0.00% 25.24% 60.80%
Consumer Defense
6.69% 1.04% 35.92% 81.76%
Real Estate
3.13% 0.00% 12.59% 9.01%
Basic Materials
2.53% 0.00% 14.91% 73.38%
Energy
1.89% 0.00% 9.79% 29.56%
Utilities
0.84% 0.00% 15.08% 45.28%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBIRX % Rank
Non US
96.71% 60.25% 101.39% 17.61%
US
2.03% 0.00% 19.60% 68.76%

Expenses

WBIRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.06% 0.01% 55.61% 59.15%
Management Fee 1.01% 0.00% 1.50% 95.83%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.80% N/A

Sales Fees

WBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.21% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

WBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

WBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 4.00% 151.99% 44.82%

Distributions

WBIRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High WBIRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.17% 0.00% 6.70% 7.08%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High WBIRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.26% -1.17% 3.11% 90.83%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

WBIRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Simon Fennell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2013

7.34

7.3%

Simon Fennell, Partner and Co-portfolio manager, joined William Blair & Company, LLC (an affiliate of William Blair Investment Management, LLC) in 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fennell was a Managing Director in the Equities division at Goldman Sachs in London and Boston, where he was responsible for institutional, equity research coverage for European and International stocks beginning in 1997. Previously, he was in the Corporate Finance Group at Lehman Brothers in London and Hong Kong, working in the M&A and Debt Capital Markets Groups.

Kenneth McAtamney


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 16, 2017

2.88

2.9%

Kenneth J. McAtamney, Partner amd Portfolio Manager, joined William Blair & Company, LLC (an affiliate of William Blair Investment Management, LLC) in 2005 and previously served as co-director of research, as well as mid-large cap Industrials and Healthcare analyst. Prior to joining the firm, he was Vice President for Goldman Sachs and Co., where he was responsible for institutional equity research coverage for both international and domestic equity, and he was a Corporate Banking Officer with NBD Bank. Mr. McAtamney holds a BA from Michigan State University and an MBA from Indiana University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 25.19 7.42 17.59