SOURCE: Glenmede Investment Management

Glenmede Investment Management

January 26, 2015 09:00 ET

Glenmede Large Cap Growth Fund Finishes 2014 in First Percentile for One-Year Performance Among Morningstar-Ranked Large Cap Growth Mutual Funds, out of 1775 funds

GTLLX Rated Five-Star Morningstar Fund for Three, Five, 10-Year and Overall Performance out of 1528, 1324, and 812 Funds, Respectively, in the US OE Large Growth Category for the Time Period Ending 12/31/2014 Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2015) - Glenmede Investment Management, LP (GIM), a privately-held and independent investment management firm, announced today that its Glenmede Large Cap Growth Fund (GTLLX) finished 2014 in the first percentile for one-year performance in the Morningstar Large Cap Growth mutual fund category, which includes 1775 funds.

Ranked in the same category by Morningstar for other time periods, GTLLX also ranked in the second percentile for three-year performance among 1528 funds, in the first percentile for five-year performance among 1324 funds and the seventh percentile for 10-year performance among 909 funds.

"It remains our priority to deliver quality and consistent performance to investors," said Gordon Fowler, CEO and CIO of Glenmede. "Our Large Cap Growth fund's outperformance of the S&P 500 and Russell 1000 Growth Indexes is confirmation of the relentless focus and top-notch analysis of our fund managers."

The fund, which had $860.7 million in AUM as of December 31, 2014, is co-managed by Vladimir de Vassal, CFA, and Paul T. Sullivan, CFA. Both de Vassal and Sullivan have managed the fund since its inception in 2004. GTLLX is a five-star rated Morningstar fund in the US OE Large Growth category.

"Since the fund's inception, we've followed a fundamental and quantitative management approach to identifying stocks that we believe offer the trifecta: low valuations, high free cash flow yields and strong earnings trends," said de Vassal. "With an additional focus on tax-efficient investments, we look to build a fund portfolio that meets a variety of investment needs. We look forward to advancing our success in 2015."

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Glenmede Investment Management LP ("GIM") is a Philadelphia-based registered investment advisor and wholly-owned subsidiary of The Glenmede Trust Company, N.A. ("Glenmede"). With approximately $10 billion of institutional assets under management, GIM offers its strategies through mutual funds and separate accounts. H For further information, please visit

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Performance as of 12/31/2014 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years
Glenmede Large Cap Growth Fund (GTLLX) Expense Ratio 0.87% 20.01% 19.21% 9.74%
S&P 500 TR USD 13.69% 15.45% 7.67%
Russell 1000 Growth Index 13.05% 15.81% 8.49%
Morningstar Large Cap Growth Peer Group Average 9.99% 14.09% 7.67%

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The Fund's comparative benchmark is "The Russell 1000 Growth Index" which is an unmanaged, market-capitalization-weighted total return index comprised of securities in the Russell 1000 Index with greater than average growth orientation. This unmanaged index is a total return index with dividends reinvested. The S&P 500 Stock Index is a widely recognized capitalization-weighted index of 500 common stock prices in U.S. companies. Each Morningstar category average reflects a universe of funds with similar investment objectives. One cannot invest directly in an index.

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