International Strategy & Investment
Effective September 8, 2014, ISI Funds will be moving to the following new service providers: International Strategy & Investment, Inc. as administrator; ALPS Fund Services, Inc. as fund accountant, sub-administrator, transfer agent, and dividend disbursing agent; and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. as custodian. Please visit our contact page for updated addresses.
International Strategy & Investment (ISI), founded in 1991, engages in investment research, sales, trading and portfolio management. We have 232 employees around the world with our headquarters in New York and offices located in Boston, Fairhope, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, London, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Raleigh, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington DC. ISI consists of two parts – International Strategy & Investment Group LLC (ISI Group LLC), a broker-dealer, and International Strategy & Investment Inc. (ISI Inc.), a registered investment advisor.
ISI Group LLC is headed by Ed Hyman, who spearheads our economic research efforts, and operates as a full service broker-dealer offering investment research, trading and sales.
According to Institutional Investor magazine's October 2013 polling of more than 3,000 research directors, portfolio managers and other investment professionals at more than 890 buy-side firms, ISI Group has six No. 1 Ranked Analysts in seven sectors. This includes Ed Hyman, Senior Economic Advisor for the ISI Funds, who has been ranked No. 1 in the area of Economics for the last 34 years running. ISI also has No. 1 Ranked Analysts in the areas of Machinery, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals/Major, REITS, Apparel & Footwear and Retail Hardlines. This ranking is subject to change on an annual basis.
ISI Inc., an investment advisory firm and home to the ISI Funds, is headed by Al Medaugh and Jim Moltz, who manage U.S. fixed-income, global bond and equity-oriented funds. Our investment management draws on ISI’s research to anticipate interest rate changes and actively manage our clients’ portfolios to benefit from these changes. ISI’s mutual fund family includes the Total Return U.S. Treasury Fund, the Managed Municipal Fund, the North American Government Bond Fund and the ISI Strategy Fund.
A prospectus and summary prospectus for any of the ISI Funds can be obtained from your investment professional. You should read the prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before investing as it contains complete information on the Fund's investment objective(s), the risks associated with an investment in the Fund, the fees, charges and expenses involved. These elements, as well as other information contained in the prospectus and summary prospectus, should be considered carefully before investing.