BROWN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC Profile
Brown Capital Management is an investment management company based out of Baltimore. The company was established by Eddie Brown in 1983. Brown Capital Management grow and expand from its inception, launching its Small Company Service in 1991 and Mid Capitalization Service in 1992. The company continue to expand its business offerings, launching a variety of new services and mutual funds and establishing the Management Committee in 2006. The company is currently headed by CEO and Portfolio Manager Eddie C. Brown and has 34 employees with 11 of them being investment professionals. The firm is employee owned with the majority of ownership split between Keith A. Lee and Eddie C. Brown. Brown Capital Management utilizes a bottom up analysis with a fundamental methodology to make its investments, focusing on the growth stocks of companies across all market caps. The company invests most heavily in the information technology sector, which alone makes up over half of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the health care sector, which makes up another third of its total asset allocations, among other sectors to a lesser degree including industrials, consumer discretionary, and materials, in order of decreasing asset allocation. Brown Capital Management currently holds over $6.8 billion in total assets under management spread across 122 accounts, all of which are discretionary accounts. Although its total number of accounts held has not changed significantly in recent years, its total assets under management has been increasing, growing from $1.75 billion back in 2010 to almost four times that amount today. The company mainly caters to high net worth individuals, which alone makes up almost a third of its client base, and also provides services to individuals, pension and profit sharing plans, charities, state or municipal entities, investment companies, and corporations, among others, in order of decreasing clientele. Brown Capital Management’s line up of funds currently includes its Mid Cap, International Equity, and Small Company funds.