Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity Fund

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10 May 2021
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Russell Micro Cap Growth TR USD
US Small-Cap Equity
Investment Style
Small Growth
Fund Size


The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth.

The Fund’s Sub-Investment Manager, Driehaus Capital Management LLC, is a privately-held boutique asset management firm located in Chicago, USA. The firm was founded in 1982 and has USD 10 billion of assets under management.

The strategy primarily invests in US micro-capitalisation companies with good growth potential and with a market capitalisation within the same range at the time of investment as those included in the Russell Microcap® Growth Index. Investment decisions are based on the belief that fundamentally strong companies are more likely to generate strong earnings growth on a sustained basis and are more likely to experience positive earnings revisions. Investment decisions involve evaluating a company’s competitive position, industry dynamics, identifying potential growth catalysts and assessing the financial position of the relevant company.

Key stats

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Sub-Investment Manager

Driehaus Capital Management

Investment Team Location

Chicago, Illinois, USA


Active with reference to a benchmark


Russell Micro Cap Growth TR USD

Fund Size


Fund Launch

07 December 2016

Fund Status

Closed to all investors

Share Class Launch

07 December 2016

Share Class Status

Closed to all investors

Fund Currency

US Dollar

Share Class CCY


Management Fee


Min. Investment


Fund Type





BBH Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Ltd


BBH Trustee Services (Ireland) Ltd


Grant Thornton

Dealing Frequency






Risk Management

Lower RiskHigher Risk



Past performance is no guide to future performance and the value of investment and income from them can fall as well as rise.

Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity Fund Q1 2021 Webcast

Top Ten Holdings

As of 31 March 2021
NameGicsCountryWeight %
1GrowGeneration CorpConsumer DiscretionaryUnited States2.0
2Ultra Clean Holdings IncInformation TechnologyUnited States1.9
3Magnite IncConsumer DiscretionaryUnited States1.8
4SpringWorks Therapeutics Inc Ordinary SharesHealth CareUnited States1.7
5Celsius Holdings IncConsumer StaplesUnited States1.7
6Calix IncInformation TechnologyUnited States1.6
7Chart Industries IncIndustrialsUnited States1.5
8Ballys Corp Shs -144A-Consumer DiscretionaryUnited States1.5
9Natera IncHealth CareUnited States1.4
10ChannelAdvisor CorpInformation TechnologyUnited States1.4

Fund Manager


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