SouthernSun U.S. Equity Fund  (SSEFX)

After the close of business on May 31, 2019 Class C shares closed to all investors and are no longer available for purchase or exchange. At closure time outstanding Class C shares converted to Class N shares. Please see the March 22,2019 Supplement to the Prospectus for details.

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Share Class

N

  • N

NAV | as of 12/12/2019

$13.29
+$0.22 (+1.68%)

Morningstar | Style Box

V B G L M S

Growth of $10,000 (Hypothetical)

Since Inception 04/10/2012 to 11/30/2019 = $16,640.44

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The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879 or visit our website at amgfunds.com. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown.

Objective

Seeks to provide long term capital appreciation by investing in small to mid cap U.S. companies.

Why Consider

  • May be appropriate for investors looking to gain exposure to primarily small and mid cap domestic equity securities
  • SouthernSun employs a fundamental, bottom-up investment approach that relies on an investment team of sector generalists with a global perspective
  • The Fund typically invests in 20-40 companies the manager believes are niche dominant and attractively valued with financial flexibility and uniquely fitted management teams

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Michael W. Cook, Sr.

Michael W. Cook, Sr.

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Performance

Performance

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Returns

 

The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879 or visit our website at amgfunds.com. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown.

Expense Ratios

  • Gross Expense Ratio: 1.21%
  • Net Expense Ratio: 1.21%
  • Expense Cap Expiration Date: N/A

Distributions & Pricing


    • Ex-Date Total Distribution Income Short-term Cap Gains Long-term Cap Gains
      Dec 27, 2018 $0.719800 $0.047200 $0.672600
      Dec 27, 2017 $0.002200 $0.002200
      Dec 27, 2016 $0.017800 $0.017800
      Dec 28, 2015 $0.505700 $0.024300 $0.481400
      Dec 26, 2014 $0.322400 $0.152100 $0.170300
      Mar 27, 2014 $0.088800 $0.004190 $0.084610
      Dec 20, 2013 $0.172800 $0.014300 $0.075000 $0.083500
      Dec 20, 2012 $0.887900 $0.070700 $0.139200 $0.678000

Risk & Return Stats

As of: 11/30/2019

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Portfolio & Holdings

Portfolio & Holdings

Top Holdings (Equity)

As of: 06/30/2019

Dycom Industries Inc 6.92%
Darling Ingredients Inc 6.23%
Timken Co 6.03%
Brink's Co 5.87%
Centene Corp 5.34%
Hanesbrands Inc 5.23%
Clean Harbors Inc 5.18%
Extended Stay America Inc 5.11%
WestRock Co 5.01%
Western Union Co 4.53%
% in Top 10 Holdings 55.45%
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Sector Allocation (Equity)

As of: 06/30/2019

Investment Approach

Investment Approach

SouthernSun U.S. Equity Fund

SouthernSun seeks to achieve the Fund’s investment objective by investing primarily in common stocks of small- to middle-capitalization U.S. companies that SouthernSun selects using a research-driven, value-oriented investment strategy. The Fund defines the investable universe of small- to middle-capitalization securities to include securities of issuers with a market capitalization at the time of purchase within the capitalization range of companies in the Russell 2500™ Index and/or the Russell Midcap Index during the most recent 12-month period (based on month-end data). The Fund typically invests in 20-40 companies SouthernSun believes are niche dominant and attractively valued with financial flexibility and uniquely fitted management teams. When selecting companies for investment, SouthernSun seeks opportunities that it believes have the following characteristics:

  • SouthernSun prefers companies that have strong internally generated discretionary cash flow and organic revenue growth
  • Management Capability: SouthernSun prefers management teams with measurable, transparent goals that are held accountable for performance. This applies to multiple levels of management from the CEO and CFO to less senior management
  • Niche Dominance: SouthernSun prefers companies that it believes exhibit competitive advantages through superior products, process controls and technologies

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About

About SouthernSun Asset Management

Background

Founded in 1989, SouthernSun Asset Management is a Memphis-based firm that specializes in small and mid cap investing. The firm employs a fundamental, bottom-up, research-intensive investment approach that relies on an investment team of sector generalists with a global perspective.

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