RMB Funds announced that the RMB Mendon Financial Services Fund (the Fund) is reopening to new investors as of today, March 29, 2019. The Fund had been under soft close since March 2017 to ensure that the Fund could be managed in the best interests of its existing shareholders. Tickers that are now open to new investors are RMBKX, RMBLX, and RMBNX.
The Fund also recently won a Lipper Fund Award from Refinitiv for the fourth straight year. The Fund was recognized for its 5-year performance based on risk-adjusted return relative to other funds in the Financial Services Funds category. For more than three decades, the Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv have honored funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and ten-year performance relative to their peers, based on Lippers proprietary performance-based methodology.
The RMB Mendon Financial Services Fund (RMBKX), rated ˜…˜…˜…˜… by Morningstar (OVERALL rating, out of 96 funds in the Financial category as of 12/31/18), is a specialty fund that seeks capital appreciation out of lesser-known opportunities, primarily among small-cap financial services institutions, aiming to benefit from consolidation in the financial sector. The Fund is sub-advised by Mendon Capital Advisors Corp. (Mendon), whose president and chief investment officer, Anton Schutz, serves as portfolio manager, as he has since the Funds inception. Schutz seeks to identify companies that are not widely followed, generate strong cash flow, and have assets that are not reflected in current stock prices.
For more information about RMB Funds, including prospectuses, fact sheets, daily pricing, and historical performance, please visit RMBFunds.com. The RMB Funds family features six funds across multiple categories, including domestic equities, international equities, financial services, and a Japan-focused strategy.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. This and other important information may be found in the prospectus. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing or sending money.
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