Aziz Hamzaogullari, CFA is Vice President of Loomis, Sayles & Company and Portfolio Manager of the Loomis Sayles Large Cap Growth and All Cap Growth strategies, including the Loomis Sayles Growth Fund, the Natixis Actions US Growth Fund, and the Loomis Sayles US Equity Leaders Fund (UK). Aziz joined Loomis Sayles in 2010 from Evergreen Investments, where he was the Senior Portfolio Manager of the Evergreen Omega and Large Company Growth Funds. He joined Evergreen in 2001, was promoted to Director of Research in 2003 and Portfolio Manager in 2006. Aziz was head of Evergreen's Berkeley Street Growth Equity Team, and was the founder of the research and investment process. Prior to Evergreen, Aziz was a Senior Equity Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Manning & Napier Advisors. He has 20 years' experience in the investment industry having graduated with a BS from Bilkent University in Turkey and an MBA from the George Washington University.
The investment objective of the fund is to achieve long-term growth of capital. In order to meet its objective, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of U.S. companies. The Fund focuses on stocks of large capitalisation companies, but the Fund may invest in companies of any size.
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