Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund (CWSIX)
SEEKS LONG-TERM CAPITAL APPRECIATION
We strive to maintain a portfolio that is well diversified across all economic sectors and exhibits growth, profitability, and financial strength characteristics. The Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund (CWSIX) has an opportunity set using multiple valuation yardsticks that focuses heavily on company valuation relative to history.
The Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund (CWSIX) seeks long-term capital appreciation with a portfolio that employs a traditional value style supplemented with both deep and relative value stocks.
Our goal is to outperform the small cap value benchmark over the long term, while aiming to produce lower risk scores versus peers.
As of March 31, 2022
Chartwell Investment Partners, LLC has contractually agreed to waive its fees and/or pay for operating expenses of the Fund to ensure that total annual fund operating expenses (excluding any taxes, leverage interest, brokerage commissions, dividend and interest expenses on short sales, acquired fund fees and expenses as determined in accordance with Form N-1A, expenses incurred in connection with any merger or reorganization, or extraordinary expenses such as litigation expenses) do not exceed 1.05% of average daily net assets of the Fund. This agreement is in effect at least one year from the 3/1/21 prospectus, and it may be terminated prior to this time only by the Trust’s Board of Trustees, or if the investment advisory agreement is terminated (i) by The Chartwell Funds upon 60 days’ notice to the Advisor provided such termination was directed or approved by a vote of a majority of the Trustees of The Chartwell Funds or by the vote of the holders of a majority of the voting securities of the Fund at the time outstanding or entitled to vote; (ii) by the Advisor upon 60 days’ notice to The Chartwell Funds; or (iii) by an assignment of the investment advisory agreement. The Advisor is permitted to seek reimbursement from the Fund, subject to certain limitations, of fees waived or payments made to the Fund for a period ending three years after the date of the waiver or payment, provided that no reimbursement will cause the Fund’s annual expense ratio to exceed the lesser of the (i) expense limitation amount in effect at the time such fees were waived or payments made, and (ii) the expense limitation amount in effect at the time of the reimbursement.
FUND PORTFOLIO COMPOSITION
|Daily Performance as of (May 20, 2022)|
|NAV||Daily Change||% Daily Change||YTD Return|
|Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund||$17.42||$-0.03||-0.17%||-12.46%|
|Average Annual Total Returns as of most recent Month End (April 30, 2022)|
|Month End||1 Yr.||3 Yrs.||5 Yrs.||10 Yrs.||Inception(11/9/2011)|
|Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund||-6.16%||-6.08%||4.46%||4.85%||8.45%||9.31%|
|Russell 2000 Value Total Return||-7.76%||-6.59%||8.38%||6.75%||9.81%||10.81%|
|Average Annual Total Returns as of most recent Quarter End (March 31, 2022)|
|Quarter End||1 Yr.||3 Yrs.||5 Yrs.||10 Yrs.||Inception(11/9/2011)|
|Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund||-2.96%||3.08%||8.37%||6.26%||9.14%||10.05%|
|Russell 2000 Value Total Return||-2.40%||3.32%||12.73%||8.57%||10.54%||11.76%|
Performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information quoted. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end please call 1-888-995-5505. Returns for less than a year are not annualized.
|TOP TEN HOLDINGS (April 30, 2022)|
|Holding||% of Investments|
|PATTERSON COMPANIES INC.||1.88%|
|SELECTIVE INSURANCE GROUP INC.||2.55%|
|HOSTESS BRANDS INC.||2.18%|
|PS BUSINESS PARKS INC.||2.08%|
|ENPRO INDUSTRIES INC.||1.98%|
|DYCOM INDUSTRIES INC.||1.95%|
|HUB GROUP INC.||1.94%|
|LHC GROUP INC.||1.90%|
Figures unaudited. For informational purposes only. Holdings are subject to change at any time.
An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. The fund’s prospectus contains this and other information, and can be obtained by calling toll free (888) 995-5505 or visiting http://www.chartwellip.com. Read the summary or statutory prospectus carefully before investing.
The Fund acquired the assets and liabilities of the Chartwell Small Cap Value Fund (the “Predecessor Fund”). a series of Investment Managers Series Trust, on July 17, 2017. As a result of the reorganization, the Fund is the accounting successor of the Predecessor Fund. Performance results shown (prior to July 17, 2017) reflect the performance of the Predecessor Fund. The Fund’s past performance is not necessarily an indication of how the Fund will perform in the future.
The Russell 2000 Value Index is an unmanaged index that measures the performance of those Russell 2000 companies with lower price-to-book ratios and lower forecasted growth values.
*The performance figures include the performance for Class A for the periods prior to the start date of current share class. Class A liquidated on June 30, 2016.
Investors cannot invest directly in an index.
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Chartwell Investment Partners, LLC
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Berwyn, PA 19312
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Cincinnati, OH 45246-0707