Insights

October 1, 2013

An Interview with Steve Pollack on Mid Cap Value Equity

Steve Pollack, the Portfolio Manager of the Robeco Boston Partners Mid Cap Value Equity Strategy for more than a decade, explains what makes mid-sized companies with market caps between $1 and $20 billion attractive and how he chooses the winners. Steve shares his insight below.
October 1, 2013

Micro Cap Stocks: Gaining a Competitive Advantage

Small and micro cap stocks – securities with a market capitalization below $3 billion - offer investors a number of sustainable advantages when compared to other market cap segments. Consequently, they allow active asset managers focused on these stocks the potential to outperform over long periods of time. This is especially true of micro caps, which are typically valued at less than $1 billion.
September 1, 2013

Mid Cap Stocks: Opportunities in the Heart of the Market

A common approach to diversifying a U.S. equity allocation is to supplement a core of large-capitalization equity investments with an allocation to small-capitalization stocks. While simple to execute and intuitively attractive, such an approach overlooks the significant opportunities available in U.S. mid cap stocks.
May 30, 2013

Kerry James Named Head Of Institutional Distribution

May 30, 2013 Boston, MA Robeco Investment Management announced today that Kerry James has been named Head of Institutional Distribution effective June 1. She will be based in Boston and be responsible for institutional sales, consultant relations, relationship management and marketing services. Ms. James will be assuming the responsibilities of Paul Healey, who has announced that he is retiring at the end of June.
January 1, 2013

U.S. Equity Markets: Don’t Ignore the Positives

Jay Feeney and Mark Donovan, Co-Chief Executive Officers: As life-long believers that the best means of achieving superior long-run investment returns is through “bottom-up” research on a stock by stock basis, we rarely contribute to the deluge of “Market Outlook” pieces that seem to proliferate in our industry.
January 3, 2012

Robeco Boston Partners Launches Two New Mutual Funds: Global And International Equity Funds

January 3, 2012 Boston, MA Robeco Investment Management announced today that it has launched two new mutual funds, the Robeco Boston Partners Global Equity Fund (BPGRX) and the Robeco Boston Partners International Equity Fund (BPQRX).
July 12, 2010

John Hancock Launches Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund

BOSTON, July 12, 2010 – John Hancock Funds has completed the adoption of the Robeco Boston Partners Mid Cap Value Fund and has launched it as the newly established John Hancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund (JVMAX).
January 12, 2009

John Hancock Funds Launches Disciplined Value Fund

BOSTON, January 12, 2009 – John Hancock Funds has completed the adoption of the Robeco Boston Partners Large Cap Value Fund and has launched it as the newly established John Hancock Disciplined Value Fund (JVLAX).