DCM Mid Cap Value Named PSN Top Guns of the Decade

April 26, 2019

The DCM Mid Cap Value strategy from Dean Capital Management, LLC (“DCM”), an affiliate of C.H. Dean, LLC, has been awarded a Manager of the Decade Top Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager database, North America’s longest running database of investment managers.

Through a combination of Informa Investment Solutions’ proprietary performance screens, PSN Top Guns ranks products in six proprietary categories in over 50 universes. This is a well-respected quarterly ranking and is widely used by institutional asset managers and investors. Informa Investment Solutions is part of Informa Financial Intelligence, a leading provider of critical decision-making solutions and custom services to financial institutions.

PSN Top Guns awards strategies with the best returns in the style universe combined with lower than average risk.

Strategies must have an R-Squared of 0.80 or greater relative to the style benchmark for the latest 10-year period. Moreover, strategies must have returns greater than the style benchmark for the latest 10-year period and also Standard Deviation less than the style benchmark for the latest 10-year period. At this point, the top 10 performers for the latest 10-year period become the PSN Top Guns of the Decade.

“PSN Top Guns…is a go-to resource for institutional asset managers and investors in their decision-making process,” said Ryan Nauman, VP, product and market strategist at Informa Financial Intelligence. “Congratulations to Dean Capital Management on being named a PSN Top Gun. This highly respected ranking spotlights the performance of leading investment managers each quarter.”

Please see our PSN report highlighting this achievement.

About DCM Mid Cap Value
The DCM Mid Cap Value strategy utilizes a fundamental, bottom-up classic value approach. We seek to find high quality companies that are undervalued for transitory reasons. A unique advantage of our process is our proprietary calculation of normalized earnings, or what we believe a company is able to earn in a typical environment over a full business cycle looking out 3 to 5 years. The DCM Mid Cap Value strategy emphasizes stocks with market capitalizations between $2 billion and $20 billion, and we typically maintain fully invested portfolios of 40 to 60 securities.

About Informa Investment Solutions
A market leader in intelligence and software solutions for investment professionals and financial institutions of all sizes, Informa Investment Solutions offers a robust set of analytics and tools to help you grow and retain your business. With a nearly 40-year history, Informa Investment Solutions, part of Informa Financial Intelligence, has set the standard for providing turnkey and customizable applications for performing manager searches, building wealth plans, and producing client reports and investment marketing materials for companies worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.informais.com/ and follow https://twitter.com/InformaInvest.

About Dean Capital Management, LLC
Dean Capital Management, LLC serves as a sub-advisor for Dean Investment Associates, LLC. Dean Capital Management, LLC is an employee-owned registered investment advisor founded in March 2008. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, DCM is a long-only, fundamental U.S. Value equity manager. DCM manages over $1 billion in portfolios across the capitalization spectrum for institutional clients, financial intermediaries, and advisors.

Dean Investment Associates, LLC (“DIA”) and Dean Financial Services, LLC (“DFS”) are each a registered investment advisor with the SEC and wholly owned subsidiaries of C.H. Dean, LLC. Dean Capital Management, also an investment advisor registered with the SEC, serves as the sub-advisor for DIA. Dean Capital Management is an affiliate of C.H. Dean, LLC. The PSN Top Guns Manager of the Decade designation is not indicative of the advisor’s future performance as past performance does not guarantee future results.