Wasatch Global Opportunities Fund® (WAGOX)  Invest in this Fund 

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Managed by a team of Wasatch portfolio managers led by
JB Taylor and Ajay Krishnan, CFA

JB Taylor
JB Taylor
Fund Tenure: 6 years
Wasatch Tenure:22 years
• Chief Executive Officer, Wasatch Advisors
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Small Cap Growth Fund
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Core Growth Fund
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Global Opportunities Fund
• Former Senior Research Analyst, Wasatch Core Growth Fund
• Former Research Analyst, Wasatch Micro Cap Fund
Industry Experience:22 years
Education:Stanford University, B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Mr. Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of Wasatch Advisors.  Mr. Taylor has been the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Core Growth Fund since 2000 and for the Wasatch Small Cap Growth Fund since 2016. In addition, he is a Lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Global Opportunities Fund.  He is also a member of the Wasatch Advisors Board of Directors.  He joined Wasatch Advisors as a Research Analyst in 1996, working on the Micro Cap Fund.  He began working on the Core Growth Fund as a Senior Research Analyst in 1999.

Mr. Taylor graduated from Stanford University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering.


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Ajay Krishnan
Ajay Krishnan, CFA
Fund Tenure: 6 years
Wasatch Tenure:23 years
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Emerging Markets Select Fund
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Global Opportunities Fund
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Emerging India Fund
• Former Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Ultra Growth Fund
• Former Portfolio Manager, Wasatch World Innovators Fund
Industry Experience:23 years
Education:Utah State University, M.B.A.

Bombay University, B.S. in Physics and Minor in Mathematics

Mr. Krishnan is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Emerging Markets Select and Emerging India Funds.  He is also a Lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Global Opportunities Fund.  He was a Portfolio Manager for the Ultra Growth Fund from 2000 to 2013.  In addition, he was a Portfolio Manager for the World Innovators Fund from 2000 to 2007.  He joined Wasatch Advisors as a Research Analyst in 1994.  He was a Research Analyst on the Ultra Growth Fund prior to becoming a Portfolio Manager.

Mr. Krishnan earned a Master of Business Administration from Utah State University, where he also worked as a graduate assistant.  He completed his undergraduate degree at Bombay University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics. He is also a CFA charterholder and a member of the Salt Lake City Society of Financial Analysts.

Ajay is a native of Mumbai, India and speaks Hindi and Malayalam.  He enjoys traveling, reading, playing squash and road biking.

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