Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB)
August 11, 2017
Oak Ridge Investments, LLC is an investment management firm focused on delivering unique, alpha generating boutique investment strategies to the marketplace. The strategy, a mutual fund focused on global real assets, was recently acquired from RidgeWorth Investments and complements Oak Ridge’s existing, actively managed lineup.
The Oak Ridge Global Resources & Infrastructure Fund (Class A: INNAX, Class I: INNNX) will continue to be sub-advised by Capital Innovations, LLC, which has an established track record of outperformance compared to the Fund’s benchmark, S&P Global National Resources Index, since the Fund’s inception of September 2012.
The Fund’s subadvisor is a boutique investment manager specializing in global real asset strategies. Capital Innovations’ singular focus provides unique exposure to these sectors through accessible investment vehicles that have primarily only been utilized by institutional investors. The Fund is co-managed by Michael Underhill and Susan Dambekaln who together have over 40 years of experience working with institutions to identify their specific investment needs.
The Fund is an open-end mutual fund that concentrates its investments on global natural resources, agribusiness, timber and infrastructure companies. It seeks to provide exposure to companies whose main revenue streams originate from providing materials, products and services to serve essential human needs.
The Oak Ridge Global Resources & Infrastructure Fund’s portfolio holds 60-80 publically traded stocks with an attractive dividend yield, diversified by country, currency and sector, with around 50 percent exposure to international and emerging markets and 50 percent domestic U.S. companies. The Fund offers investors a potential inflation hedge as well as diversification versus traditional equities or fixed income investments.
“The companies that operate in these sectors have the ability to benefit directly from global population growth, infrastructure build-out and development of wealth in world markets,” says Michael Underhill, Capital Innovation’s Chief Investment Officer and the fund’s Co-Portfolio Manager.
“This Fund will serve to address a need in the marketplace for this type…