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New Home, Same Hunt for Small-Cap Gems

In a bid to broaden its lineup, Alger is betting that new manager Amy Zhang can replicate her past success running a Gold-rated focused fund.

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Undiscovered Manager profiles a manager on the Morningstar Manager Prospects list, which is compiled by Morningstar's manager research group.

When Amy Zhang buys and sells stocks as manager of Alger Small Cap Focus (AOFAX), the decisions are grounded in more than just the numbers in front of her. Zhang puts to work an investment approach shaped by the varied path she's traveled since trading her native Shanghai for New Mexico as a teenager in 1988.

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