The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in the common stock of small U.S. companies. It will invest its assets so that at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) are invested in small companies. The fund adviser's investment strategy utilizes a small-cap approach by selecting most of its investments from companies listed in the Russell 2000® Index. The fund's investments may include, but are not limited to, equity securities of domestic issuers.