New Grandeur Peak Funds Are Worth Getting Excited About

The little-known money manager’s existing funds, which are now closed to investors, have clobbered their benchmarks.

I normally don’t get excited when a mutual fund company unveils a new product. Most new funds amount to little more than asset-gathering machines for their sponsors. But I am enthusiastic about three new funds that Grandeur Peak, a relatively unknown Salt Lake City money-management firm, is getting ready to launch: Global Stalwarts (it will trade under symbol GGSOX), International Stalwarts (GISOX) and Global Micro Cap (GPMCX).

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Steven Goldberg
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Steve has been writing for Kiplinger's for more than 25 years. As an associate editor and then senior associate editor, he covered mutual funds for Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine from 1994-2006. He also authored a book, But Which Mutual Funds? In 2006 he joined with Jerry Tweddell, one of his best sources on investing, to form Tweddell Goldberg Investment Management to manage money for individual investors. Steve continues to write a regular column for and enjoys hearing investing questions from readers. You can contact Steve at 301.650.6567 or