AXIOM INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS LLC /DE Profile
Axiom International Investors LLC is an investment management firm based out of Greenwich, Connecticut. The company was established in 1998 and is headed by CEO, CIO, and President Andrew Harris Jacobson. Axiom International Investors has grown from its inception to now have 42 employees of which 24 are investment professionals. The company conducts its research internally and utilizes external research as a means of supplementation. Axiom International Investors utilizes a fundamental and quantitative methodology, allocating its assets in the public equity markets on a global scale. The company invests mainly in the stocks of micro to small cap companies. Axiom International Investors invests most heavily in the information technology sector, which alone makes up almost a third of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the consumer discretionary, health care, finance, materials, and consumer staples sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company’s top 10 holdings make up just under a third of its total allocations and the company has a relatively high turnover rate of approximately 50.4%. Axiom International Investors currently holds over $9.5 billion in total assets under management spread across 52 accounts, all of which are discretionary accounts. Although its total number of accounts has been relatively stable around the 40 and 50 range, the company’s total assets under management has been experiencing volatility in recent years, growing from $7.4 billion to its current amount although that amount has been as high as $13.8 billion in 2011. Axiom International Investors mainly caters to pooled investment vehicles, which alone makes up over half of its client base, and also provides services to pension and profit sharing plans, banking institutions, charities, investment companies, corporations, insurance companies, state or municipal government entities, sovereign wealth funds, and others, in order of decreasing clientele.