Wasatch International Opportunities Fund to Close to New Investors on September 29, 2016


Salt Lake City, Utah, September 8, 2016—Effective at the end of market trading (4:00 p.m. EST) on September 29, 2016, the Wasatch International Opportunities Fund (WAIOX/WIIOX) will be closed to new purchases, except purchases by new shareholders purchasing directly from Wasatch Funds, existing shareholders, and current and future clients purchasing through financial advisors and retirement plans with an established position in the Fund.

 “Wasatch takes fund capacity seriously and, given the international micro-cap focus of the International Opportunities Fund, we believe that this step will protect the integrity of our investment process,” said Gene Podsiadlo, Director of Mutual Funds.


Contact Information:

Jody Lowe:  414.322.9311 /

Steve Rung:  801.415.5523 /




Wasatch Funds are subject to risks, including loss of principal.  Investing in small or micro cap funds will be more volatile and loss of principal could be greater than investing in large cap or more diversified funds. Investing in foreign securities, especially in frontier and emerging markets, entails special risks, such as currency fluctuations and political uncertainties, which are described in more detail in the prospectus. The investment objective of the Wasatch International Opportunities Fund is long-term growth of capital. 

An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing.  To obtain a prospectus, containing this and other information, visit or call 800.551.1700.  Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.


© 2016 Wasatch Funds.  All rights reserved.  Wasatch Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ADI).  Gene Podsiadlo is a registered principal and Steve Rung is a registered representative of ADI.  ADI is not affiliated with Wasatch Advisors, Inc.