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William Blair International Growth Fund

WBIRX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.2%
  • Net Assets $2.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$38.00
$21.00
$38.00

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


Compare WBIRX to Popular International Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$65.09

-0.87%

$161.26 B

-

$0.54

16.94%

-

$48.43

-1.18%

$55.19 B

0.79%

$0.39

49.85%

-

$52.30

-0.67%

$27.50 B

0.71%

$0.37

15.20%

-

$23.79

-0.21%

$17.77 B

0.17%

$0.04

25.81%

-

$26.79

-1.44%

$16.07 B

1.39%

$0.38

12.56%

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WBIRX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.26%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.1%
  • 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.


WBIRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.1% -9.1% 83.5% 17.32%
1 Yr 19.6% -6.0% 89.7% 18.91%
3 Yr 7.2%* -3.0% 18.4% 30.00%
5 Yr 8.2%* 2.7% 18.8% 39.23%
10 Yr 6.5%* 3.0% 13.6% 42.68%

* 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 24.1% -9.1% 83.5% 17.32%
1 Yr 19.6% -6.3% 89.7% 17.17%
3 Yr 7.2%* -3.0% 18.4% 27.73%
5 Yr 8.2%* 2.1% 18.8% 37.95%
10 Yr 6.5%* 3.0% 13.6% 40.81%

* 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


WBIRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High WBIRX % Rank
Net Assets 2.01 B 10 161 B 35.91%
Number of Holdings 184 6 1191 14.04%
Net Assets in Top 10 370 M 1.63 M 36.1 B 39.74%
Weighting of Top 10 18.56% 8.4% 99.0% 93.95%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  4. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  5. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  6. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  7. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  8. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  9. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.69%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 2.65%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WBIRX % Rank
Stocks
99.13% 80.75% 101.48% 16.56%
Cash
0.88% -7.94% 12.44% 82.72%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 47.73%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 18.42% 54.21%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.96% 47.30%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.67% 49.46%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBIRX % Rank
Technology
24.51% 3.44% 42.90% 15.98%
Industrials
22.47% 0.00% 26.42% 5.18%
Consumer Cyclical
13.72% 2.28% 56.56% 43.63%
Healthcare
11.99% 2.18% 27.75% 75.16%
Financial Services
7.66% 0.00% 21.43% 72.57%
Communication Services
6.54% 0.00% 43.24% 68.90%
Consumer Defense
4.32% 1.38% 35.12% 88.98%
Real Estate
2.99% 0.00% 12.59% 8.42%
Basic Materials
2.66% 0.00% 17.13% 77.32%
Energy
2.28% 0.00% 10.39% 21.60%
Utilities
0.85% 0.00% 15.08% 44.92%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBIRX % Rank
Non US
96.02% 72.04% 100.04% 21.60%
US
3.11% 0.00% 23.03% 63.07%

WBIRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.06% 0.01% 28.05% 55.81%
Management Fee 1.01% 0.00% 1.50% 96.13%
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 3.50% 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 0.25% 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% 42.42%

WBIRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High WBIRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.08% 0.00% 5.27% 9.03%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WBIRX Category Low Category High WBIRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.26% -1.17% 3.11% 90.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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WBIRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Simon Fennell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2013

7.51

7.5%

Simon Fennell, partner, is a portfolio manager for William Blair’s International Growth, International Small Cap Growth, and International Leaders strategies. He joined William Blair in 2011 as a technology, media, and telecommunications research analyst focusing on idea generation and strategy more broadly. Before joining William Blair, Simon was a managing director in the equities division at Goldman Sachs in London and Boston, responsible for institutional equity research coverage for European and international stocks. Previously, Simon was in the corporate finance group at Lehman Brothers

Kenneth McAtamney


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 16, 2017

3.04

3.0%

Ken McAtamney, partner, is the head of the global equity team and a portfolio manager for William Blair’s International Growth, Global Leaders, and International Leaders strategies. He is also a member of the Investment Management leadership team. He was previously co-director of research and a mid-large-cap industrials and healthcare analyst. Before joining William Blair in 2005, Ken was a vice president at Goldman Sachs and Co., where he was responsible for institutional equity research coverage for both international and domestic equity. Before that, he was a corporate banking officer with

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 25.36 7.19 6.42
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