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NEWS:  1492's Small Cap Core Alpha strategy achieves "Best Money Managers - 2014" rankings for performance for the period ended June 30, 2014 by Lipper Marketplace.  (Learn more about Lipper Marketplace). 


1492 Small Cap Core Alpha #1 out of 110 U.S. Small-cap Growth & Value Equity over the past 3 years
1492 Small Cap Core Alpha #5 out of 384 U.S. Growth & Value Equity over the past 3 years

1492 Small Cap Core Alpha #9 out of 339 U.S. Small-cap Equity over the past 3 years

1492 Small Cap Core Alpha #23 out of 1,323 U.S. Equity (All Styles) over the past 3 years

1492 Capital Management, LLC, a multi-strategy, small cap investment manager located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, serves institutional and private clients. Our unique, bottom-up thematic approach to small cap investing and our focus on absolute returns aligns our goals with those of our clients. What differentiates 1492 is meticulous research. Face-to-face meetings with the management, competition and suppliers of prospective companies provide insight and direct us to economic, industry and market themes, which are then researched and evaluated for inclusion in our portfolio.


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