Grandeur Peak Announces Portfolio Manager Promotions

Blake Walker, CEO

Blake Walker, CEO

Included in the promotions are Ben Gardiner, Spencer Hackett, Conner Whipple, Phil Naylor, and Tyler Glauser.

We’re thrilled to have such a talented group of analysts maturing into these roles. They continue to add strength and depth to our team and the management of our Funds.”

— Blake Walker, CEO

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, UNITED STATES, September 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Grandeur Peak Global Advisors announces the promotion of several senior analysts to the additional role of portfolio manager on various Grandeur Peak Funds. Included in the promotions are Ben Gardiner, Spencer Hackett, Conner Whipple, Phil Naylor, and Tyler Glauser.

Blake Walker, CEO, commented “we’re thrilled to have such a talented group of analysts maturing into these roles. They continue to add strength and depth to our team and the management of our Funds. In each case, they are joining a veteran portfolio manager(s) on their respective Fund.

Benjamin Gardiner, MBA, has been named a co-Portfolio Manager of the Global Opportunities Fund (GPGIX), joining Blake Walker, CEO who has managed the Fund since its 2011 inception. Ben has been an analyst on the Global Opportunities Fund since 2015. With the addition of Ben, Robert Gardiner will shift from co-Portfolio Manager to Guardian Portfolio Manager on the Fund.

Spencer Hackett, MSF, has been named a co-Portfolio Manager of the Global Micro Cap Fund (GPMCX), joining Amy Sunderland who has managed the Fund since its 2015 inception. Spencer has been an analyst on the Fund since its inception.

Conner Whipple, MBA, has been named a co-Portfolio Manager of the Global Reach Fund (GPRIX), focusing on the Financials sector. Conner has worked on the financials team since joining Grandeur Peak in 2012. He will manage the Financials sector with current portfolio manager Brad Barth.

Phil Naylor, MBA, has been named a co-Portfolio Manager of the Global Reach Fund (GPRIX), focusing on the Technology sector. Phil has been an important member of the technology team since 2014. He will manage the Technology sector with current portfolio manager Stuart Rigby.

Tyler Glauser, MBA, has been named a co-Portfolio Manager of the Global Reach Fund (GPRIX), focusing on the Consumer sector alongside current portfolio manager Amy Hu Sunderland. Tyler has worked with Ms. Sunderland on the Consumer sector since 2014.

You can find their full bios here.

About Grandeur Peak Global Advisors:
Grandeur Peak Global Advisors is comprised of a highly seasoned and collaborative research team taking a bottom-up approach to investing using disciplined global screening, rigorous company due diligence, and close attention to valuation to find what we believe to be the best investment opportunities around the world. Our bias is towards micro to mid-cap companies because we believe we can find faster growth among these firms, and often at better valuations due to the lack of analyst coverage. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors, LLC is an employee-owned investment adviser headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

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The objective of all the Grandeur Peak Funds is long-term growth of capital.

RISKS:
Mutual fund investing involves risks and loss of principal is possible. Diversification does not eliminate the risk of experiencing investment loss. Investing in small-cap funds will be more volatile and loss of principal could be greater than investing in large cap or more diversified funds.

An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, containing this and other information, visit www.grandeurpeakglobal.com or call 1-855-377-PEAK (7325). Please read it carefully before investing.

Grandeur Peak Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc (“ADI”). Grandeur Peak Global Advisors is not affiliated with ADI. Eric Huefner is registered representative of ADI.

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Eric Huefner
Grandeur Peak Global Advisors
+1 801-384-0003
ehuefner@grandeurpeakglobal.com

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