Lord Abbett

About

About

Lord Abbett is an independent asset management firm approaching small and micro cap investing by relying on fundamental research to identify quality growth stocks.

AMG Funds From This Firm

MMCFX

Emerging Opportunities Fund

Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of micro cap companies.

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MGSEX

Special Equity Fund

Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of small and mid cap stocks.

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Approach & Philosophy

Philosophy & Approach

Our Philosophy

Lord Abbett's guiding principle is "investment-led, investor-focused." The firm is committed to intensive research and a multi-dimensional approach to risk management in seeking superior long-term investment performance.

Our Approach

  • Lord Abbett relies on fundamental research for investing in well-diversified growth stocks. The firm targets companies with higher-quality balance sheets and faster than industry average growth
  • Focuses on companies with revenue growth of at least 15% that are experiencing year-to-year operating margin improvement and demonstrating earnings growth driven by top-line growth rather than one-time events or simple cost-cutting measures
  • Team spends extensive time understanding the competitive advantage of the firm, the industry dynamics within which they operate and the strength of management

Insights

Insights

Keep Calm and Remain Diversified

A short- and long-term review of the power of diversification.
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Markets Are Cyclical, Your Success Should Not Be

If history has taught us anything, it is that markets are cyclical. They rise and they fall, and just when investors convince themselves that something has changed, the pattern continues. Investors who understand this about the markets possess a distinct advantage.
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The Pitfalls of Emotional Investing and How to Avoid Them

Knee-jerk reactions to market fluctuations can lead to buying high and selling low, making it difficult to stay on track and achieve long-term financial goals. Remaining invested in a diversified portfolio for the long-term can help avoid the pitfalls of emotional investing.
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