Mid Cap

Focused on companies with strong projected earnings growth



  • We seek to capture inflection points in growth rates or the business model, looking for companies transitioning from early-stage growth to a more mature, seasoned level of performance
  • We look for companies with average EPS growth, sustainable and/or improving growth over the investment horizon, strong business fundamentals, and stable and enduring franchise value
  • Valuation is important, as we think the market often under-appreciates the performance of steady growth companies



Composite Inception: 12/31/96
Strategy AUM: $2,570.1 Million as of 12/31/19
Benchmark: Russell Midcap® Growth
No. of Holdings: Typically 80 – 90
Max. Position Size: 4%
Turnover: 30 – 50% under normal market conditions
Active Share: Approximately 75%
Cash: <5%
Available Vehicles:
  • Institutional Separate Account
  • Mutual Fund
  • Managed Account (SMA)


Sheetal M. Prasad, CFA

Sheetal M. Prasad, CFA

Managing Director

Sheetal M. Prasad, CFA

Managing Director

Benjamin F. Bryan, CFA

Benjamin F. Bryan, CFA

Managing Director

Benjamin F. Bryan, CFA

Managing Director


Our Mid Cap team includes two portfolio managers and three research professionals. The investment universe is divided by sectors and/or industries, with individual team members having responsibility within their areas of expertise. Portfolio managers and analysts continually discuss the merits and risks of each security, reviewing the fundamental outlook and stock valuation. This interactive process leverages the knowledge and skill of the entire investment team.

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As of December 31, 2019Qtr1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince Inception
Mid Cap Growth Equity Composite - Gross6.638.516.510.313.011.5
Mid Cap Growth Equity Composite - Net6.538.
Russell Midcap Growth Index8.235.517.411.614.29.4

Source: Jennison/Mellon Analytical Solutions. Source for Russell® Index data: Mellon Analytical Solutions. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Performance results are calculated in US dollars and reflect reinvestment of dividends and other earnings. Inception of Mid Cap Growth Equity Composite: 12/31/96. Periods greater than one year are annualized. Please refer to the GIPS presentation for additional details, important performance information and disclosures.

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