We believe that in this environment, the stellar small-cap companies will have a better potential opportunity set for value-added acquisitions
Polen Global SMID Company Growth
Our Global SMID Company Growth strategy seeks to achieve long-term growth by building a concentrated portfolio of competitively advantaged global businesses with sustainable, above-average earnings growth.
Why Invest in Polen Global SMID Company Growth?
- Global growth strategy with a strong emphasis on sustainable earnings growth
- Focus on companies with high returns on capital and double-digit earnings growth
- Concentrated portfolio of approximately 30 high-quality growth companies
- Low portfolio turnover with long-term holding periods
A High Conviction & Quality Approach
We believe that consistent earnings growth is the primary driver of intrinsic value and long-term stock appreciation. We seek to invest in companies with a durable earnings profile driven by a sustainable competitive advantage, financial strength, sound ESG practices, proven management teams, and powerful products/services. By thinking and investing like a business owner and taking a long-term investment approach, we believe we can preserve capital and provide stability across market cycles.
|Number of holdings||25-40|
|Benchmark||MSCI ACWI SMID Cap Index|
Expertise in High Quality & Growth Investing
We remain focused on companies that can compound earnings and cash flows over the long term, independent of economic cycles
We are utilizing weakness in the period to lean into attractive and favorable risk/reward tradeoff opportunities
Polen Capital Management, LLC is an independent registered investment advisor.
MSCI ACWI SMID Cap is a market capitalization weighted equity index that measures the performance of the mid and small-cap segments across developed and emerging market countries. The index is maintained by Morgan Stanley Capital International. The volatility and other material characteristics of the indices referenced may be materially different from the performance achieved by an individual investor. In addition, an investor’s holdings may be materially different from those within the index. Indices are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index.
ESG refers to Environmental, Social, and Governance criteria. The Global SMID Company Growth strategy integrates material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into research analysis as part of a comprehensive evaluation of a company’s long-term financial sustainability. There is a risk that the investment techniques and risk analyses applied, including but not limited to the integration of ESG factors into the research analysis, will not produce the desired results and that legislative, regulatory, or tax developments may affect the investment techniques available. There is no guarantee that the investment objective will be achieved.