PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), one of the nation's largest investment managers, today announced the launch of Federated Global Strategic Value Dividend Fund, a global equity mutual fund that invests primarily in high dividend-paying common stocks with dividend growth potential in the U.S. and across the globe. The fund generally invests in large-cap or mid-cap stocks and may also hold American Depository Receipts and real estate investment trusts.
Federated Global Strategic Value Dividend Fund is the newest offering in the $37 billion Strategic Value Dividend suite of products, which includes the $14 billion flagship Federated Strategic Value Dividend Fund, the $801 million Federated International Strategic Value Dividend Fund and an array of institutional separate accounts and managed accounts. The team has managed a similar managed account offering for more than five years.
"Federated's Strategic Value Dividend strategies are popular and successful investment options to pursue income through a time-tested approach that has met our clients' needs for more than 15 years," said John B. Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Federated Advisory Companies. "Federated Global Strategic Value Dividend Fund provides clients the opportunity to invest in both U.S. and international common stocks in one product that seeks to deliver a high and rising income stream."
The portfolio management team brings more than 70 years' combined investment experience and has extensive experience identifying, analyzing and selecting consistent dividend-paying holdings. Daniel Peris, senior portfolio manager and head of the Strategic Value Dividend team, is the author of two books on dividend investing. Deborah Bickerstaff, portfolio manager, has been part of the Strategic Value Dividend team for more than a decade. Jared Hoff, portfolio manager, has notable experience in dividend investing outside the U.S. Michael Tucker, portfolio manager, specializes in the global telecommunications space. The management team enlists a bottom-up approach to examine potential investments and maintains an average security holding period of more than six years.
Federated Global Strategic Value Dividend Fund, which uses MSCI World High Dividend Yield Index as its benchmark, expects to pay monthly dividends. It is marketed in A, C, IS and R6 share classes.
Federated Investors, Inc. is one of the largest investment managers in the United States, managing $365.9 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2016. With 124 funds and a variety of separately managed account options, Federated provides comprehensive investment management to more than 8,500 institutions and intermediaries including corporations, government entities, insurance companies, foundations and endowments, banks and broker/dealers. For more information, visit FederatedInvestors.com.
There are no guarantees that dividend paying stocks will continue to pay dividends. In addition, dividend paying stocks may not experience the same capital appreciation potential as non-dividend paying stocks.
International investing involves special risks including currency risk, increased volatility, political risks, and differences in auditing and other financial standards.
Separately managed accounts and institutional separate accounts available through Federated Investment Counseling, a registered advisor.
For more complete information, visit FederatedInvestors.com or contact your investment professional for summary prospectuses or prospectuses. You should consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before you invest. Information about these and other important subjects is in the fund's summary prospectus or prospectus, which you should read carefully before investing.
Federated Securities Corp., Distributor
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