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13D Activist Fund

Event-Driven Mutual Fund Focused on 13D Filings
The 13D Activist Fund (DDDIX) is the first mutual fund to offer investors exposure to shareholder activism as its primary investment strategy. The Fund was founded by Ken Squire, who has been operating the premier research service on shareholder activism for the institutional community since 2006.


You Do Not Need to be A Hedge Fund Investor to Have Made Money in Activism
New York (January 6, 2015) – The 13D Activist Fund (DDDIX), the first mutual fund to offer investors pure exposure to shareholder activism, has achieved a market-beating three-year track record. The Fund’s three-year average annual return of 24.12% compares to the S&P 500 average annual return of 20.41%. [Read more...]
Quick Fund Facts
  • Rated 5 stars overall by Morningstar among 645 mid-cap growth funds for the period ended 12/31/14 based on risk-adjusted performance.
  • 13D Activist Fund is the first mutual fund to offer an expert exposure to activist investing as its primary investment strategy.
  • Managed by Ken Squire, founder of 13D Monitor, the leading qualitative activist research product to the institutional market.
  • Invests in companies that are the subject of what the Fund management believes to be the most compelling 13D filings of activist investors.
  • Follows 10–15 different activists in 20–40 different positions.
  • Fund Manager analyzes the 13D event, including the track record of activist, type of activism employed, sector and chances of a successful activist campaign.
  • Used in Portfolios as a core mid-cap, core all-cap and an alternative investment.
Investment Process
The 13D Activist Fund seeks to invest in 20 to 40 activist situations which we believe will successfully lead to the realization of enhanced shareholder value. We analyze each 13D event and makes a decision as to how much, if any, to allocate to the Fund. The investment decision is based primarily on an analysis of the history/track record of the activist, type of activism employed, sector and probability of a success. The decision is based primarily on an analysis of the 13D event. [Read more...]
In the News
You don’t have to be Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman or Dan Loeb to invest like an activist shareholder. When crusading investors are demanding corporate change, they buy the stock of a target company. Activists who own more than 5% of the voting class of a company’s stock must file a Schedule 13D form with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 10 days after the purchase. [Read more...]
Source: Forbes.com - July 30, 2014
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