Wasatch Micro Cap Value Fund® (WAMVX)  Invest in this Fund 

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Managed by a team of Wasatch portfolio managers led by
Brian Bythrow, CFA

Finding value in micro cap companies is something Brian Bythrow is naturally inclined to do. From an inherent ability to absorb the smallest details about the market to a knack for pinpointing what we call Hidden Gems or Fallen Angels, Brian brings expert skills to the management of the Wasatch Micro Cap Value Fund.

Brian Bythrow
Brian Bythrow, CFA
Fund Tenure: 15 years
Wasatch Tenure:16 years
• Lead Portfolio Manager, Wasatch Micro Cap Value Fund
Industry Experience:25 years
• Portfolio Manager, Monogram Special Equity Fund
• Portfolio Manager, Monogram Large Cap Value for separate accounts
• Equity analyst, Parkstone Funds
• Credit analyst, Shoreline Bank
Education:California State University in Sacramento, M.B.A.

U.S. Air Force Academy, B.S. in Social Sciences

Mr. Bythrow is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Micro Cap Value Fund.  He joined Wasatch Advisors in 2003 and became a Portfolio Manager for the Micro Cap Value Fund at its inception later that year.

From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Bythrow was a portfolio manager for the Monogram Special Equity Fund, where he also managed separate account large-cap value portfolios.  Earlier, he was an equity analyst with Parkstone Funds and a credit analyst with Shoreline Bank.

Mr. Bythrow earned a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento and a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences from the United States Air Force Academy, where he received the Outstanding Cadet in Social Sciences award for being the top graduate in Social Sciences.  He is also a CFA charterholder.

Mr. Bythrow served as a communications/computer officer from 1989 to 1994 in the United States Air Force, where he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and obtained the rank of Captain.  While in the Air Force, he was the leader of the United States Air Force International Rifle Shooting Team and set several individual and team records for marksmanship.

Brian is a Michigan native who enjoys spending time with his family outdoors, golfing, hiking and hunting.  He is also very involved in the community—teaching free personal-finance courses in local community centers and churches, and actively supporting charities that operate orphanages and adoption services around the world.

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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.

Investments in value stocks can perform differently from other types of stocks and from the market as a whole and can continue to be undervalued by the market for long periods of time. Loss of principal is a risk of investing.

Investing in foreign securities, especially in emerging markets, entails special risks, such as currency fluctuations and political uncertainties, which are described in more detail in the prospectus.

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