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  • For the potential to generate alpha (returns excess of the benchmark) through a high conviction, concentrated portfolio.<\/li>\r\n
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      • Undervalued Earnings Growth:\r\n
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        • Future redeployment of capital is not reflected in current valuation.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n
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          • Undervalued Assets:\r\n
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            • Priced at a discount to asset value.<\/li>\r\n
            • Identifiable catalyst with ability to close valuation gap.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n
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              • Undervalued Dividend Yield:\r\n
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                • High, stable dividend.<\/li>\r\n
                • Minimal perceived downside risk.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>","investment_strategy_disclosure":"","list_of_risks":"Foreign and Emerging Market Securities Risk, Equity Securities Risk, Concentration Risk","risks":[{"title":"Foreign and Emerging Market Securities Risk","description":"Foreign and emerging market securities may be subject to greater political, economic, environmental, credit, currency and information risks. Foreign securities may be subject to higher volatility than US securities, due to varying degrees of regulation and limited liquidity. These risks are magnified in emerging markets."},{"title":"Equity Securities Risk","description":"Equity securities are volatile and can decline significantly in response to broad market and economic conditions."},{"title":"Concentration Risk","description":"Concentrated investments in a particular industry may be more vulnerable to adverse changes in that industry or the market as a whole. \r\n"}],"objective":"Seeks long-term capital appreciation.","asset_classes":["International Equity"],"fund_disclosure":"* Marco Priani previously served as Portfolio Manager of the Fund from inception in March 2010 through July 2017.","shareclass_disclosure":"","lock_image_path":"\/templates\/natixis\/images\/tmplicons\/lock.svg","lock_image_class":"floatright","lock_image_alt":"Financial Professional content \u2013 requires login"}