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Sub-advised by Hoisington Investment Management
Van R. Hoisington

Wasatch Funds cooperates with Hoisington Investment Management Company (HIMCO), a registered investment advisor and the sub-advisor to the Wasatch-Hoisington U.S. Treasury Fund. Learn more about HIMCO and what the fund manager Van R. Hoisington brings to this fund.

Van Hoisington
Van Hoisington
Van R. Hoisington
Fund Tenure: 19 years
Industry Experience:40 years
• President and Senior Investment Officer, HIMCO
• Executive Vice President, Texas Commerce Bancshares
• Executive Trust Officer, Texas Commerce Bank
• Senior Investment Officer, Texas Commerce Bank, Trust Department
• Vice President and Economist, United California Bank
Education:Fort Hays Kansas University, M.S. in Business

University of Kansas, B.A. in Business

Using years of banking and investment experience, Van Hoisington opened his own firm, Hoisington Investment Management Company (HIMCO) in 1980. Specializing in providing investment management services for individuals, pension and profit-sharing plans, trusts and estates, charitable organizations and corporations, and other business entities, HIMCO is the sub-advisor to the Wasatch-Hoisington U.S. Treasury Fund.

As the manager of this fund, Van is able to turn to his background as an investment officer, trust officer, and economist for major banking institutions in Texas and California. Today he works to help our U.S. Treasury Fund achieve a rate of return that exceeds the rate of inflation over a business cycle.

Learn more about the experience of the Wasatch Research Team

Investing in bonds, you are subject, but not limited to, the same interest rate, inflation and credit risk associated with the underlying bonds owned by the Fund. Return of principal is not guaranteed. Interest rate risk is the risk that a debt security’s value will decline due to changes in market interest rates. The interest rate is the amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by a lender to a borrower for the use of assets. Even though some interest-bearing securities offer a stable stream of income,their prices will fluctuate with changes in interest rates. Inflation risk is the possibility that inflation will reduce the purchasing power of a currency, and subsequently reduce the value of a security or asset, and may result in rising interest rates. Inflation is the overall upward price movement of goods and services in an economy that causes the value of a dollar to decline. Credit risk is the risk that the issuer of a debt security will fail to repay principal and interest on the security when due. Credit risk is affected by the issuer’s credit status, and is generally higher for non-investment grade securities.