New York -- Weiss, Peck & Greer, a unit of Robeco Investment Management, today announced that the name of its three-member mutual fund family has changed to "Robeco Investment Funds," effective April 29, 2005. Each of the individual funds has added "Robeco" to their names as well.
The changes were made in order to signify that Weiss, Peck & Greer and its funds are now part of the Robeco Group, a global fund manager. All listed information relating to the fund family in periodicals and on the Internet will be found under "Robeco Investment Funds." Ticker symbols and cusips have changed.
The name change will affect each Weiss, Peck & Greer fund:
- The WPG Core Bond Fund (WPGVX) will be known as the Robeco WPG Core Bond Fund (WPGCX).
- The WPG Tudor Fund (TUDRX) will be known as the Robeco WPG Tudor Fund (WPGTX).
- The WPG Large Cap Growth Fund (WPGFX) will be known as the Robeco WPG Large Cap Growth Fund (WPGLX).
Minimum initial investment in the Robeco WPG Core Bond Fund is $50,000, and $100,000 in the Robeco WPG Tudor Fund and in the Robeco WPG Large Cap Growth Fund. The funds are available through several fund supermarkets and broker-dealer programs, as well as directly through PFPC, Inc.