We seek to invest in exceptional small- and mid-sized companies that are uniquely positioned and have repeatable growth, robust business models, and exceptional management teams who consistently invest to drive sustainable growth.
Polen U.S. SMID Company Growth
Our U.S. SMID Company Growth strategy seeks to achieve long-term growth by building a concentrated portfolio of outstanding businesses with competitive advantages and the potential for sustained superior growth.
Why Invest in Polen U.S. SMID Company Growth?
- U.S. growth strategy with a strong emphasis on sustainable growth
- Focus on companies with high returns on capital and double-digit 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, superior financial strength, 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||25-35|
|Benchmark||Russell 2500 Growth|
Expertise in High Quality & Growth Investing
By owning approximately 30 of what we believe are the best companies in our category, we feel our strategy is well positioned to protect capital and to participate when the market rebounds.
All-season durable growth companies, in our experience, are led by management teams that focus on long-term value creation—they operate with a business owner’s mindset.
Polen Capital Management, LLC is an independent registered investment advisor.
The Russell 2500® Growth Index measures the performance of those Russell 2500 companies with higher price/book ratios and higher forecasted growth values.