MARKETS SPECTATOR: The small cap funds beating the market

Some small cap fund managers have outperformed their larger cap counterparts, generating returns some could only dream about.

Few would think that investing in companies outside the S&P/ASX 200 Index would be profitable or safe. But a group of fund managers not only have beaten their counterparts who invest in the biggest companies but have generated returns some may only dream about.

“Microcap has done itself a disservice by naming itself microcap,” says Chris Prunty, analyst at Ausbil Dexia’s microcap fund that is ranked number three among its peers over one year by Mercer with a 39 per cent return.



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