Performance

Month-End Performance (as of 4/30/24)

Fund 1 MO QTD YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 7 YR 10 YR 15 YR 20 YR INCEP
(10/1/1993)
OSTFX -4.73% -4.73% 4.83% 20.23% 2.94% 10.79% 10.19% 7.84% 10.49% 8.06% 10.22%
S&P 500 Index -4.08 -4.08 6.04 22.66 8.06 13.19 13.25 12.41 14.61 10.01 10.22
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Gross expense ratio as of 3/31/23: 0.97%

Quarter-End Performance (as of 3/31/24)

Fund 1 MO QTD YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 7 YR 10 YR 15 YR 20 YR INCEP
(10/1/1993)
OSTFX 3.39% 10.04% 10.04% 26.94% 6.37% 12.40% 11.09% 8.40% 11.30% 8.23% 10.42%
S&P 500 Index 3.22 10.56 10.56 29.88 11.49 15.05 14.09 12.96 15.63 10.15 10.40
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Gross expense ratio as of 3/31/23: 0.97%

Performance data quoted represent past performance; past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance of the Fund may be higher or lower than the performance quoted. Performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by calling shareholder services toll free at (866) 236-0050.


Rates of return for periods greater than one year are annualized.

Performance Chart (as of 3/31/24)

Returns (%)
Osterweis Fund
S&P 500 Index

Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 (Since Inception to 3/31/2024)

Growth of $10,000
Osterweis Fund
(Dividends Reinvested)
S&P 500 Index
(Dividends Reinvested)

Calendar Year Performance

Date OSTFX S&P 500
2024 YTD (as of 3/31/24) 10.04% 10.56%
2023 22.65 26.29
2022 -21.87 -18.11
2021 19.29 28.71
2020 23.13 18.40
2019 33.12 31.49
2018 -7.26 -4.38
2017 14.43 21.83
2016 4.87 11.96
2015 -6.35 1.38
2014 5.60 13.69
2013 33.84 32.39
2012 13.66 16.00
2011 -4.29 2.11
2010 12.43 15.06
2009 31.13 26.46
2008 -29.23 -37.00
2007 4.68 5.49
2006 11.36 15.79
2005 9.08 4.91
2004 17.68 10.88
2003 33.13 28.69
2002 -11.67 -22.09
2001 -9.84 -11.88
2000 7.38 -9.09
1999 67.41 21.04
1998 18.62 28.58
1997 28.25 33.38
1996 16.11 22.96
1995 14.78 37.57
1994 -1.16 1.32

Investment Team

John Osterweis

Founder, Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

John Osterweis

John Osterweis

Founder, Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

After graduating from business school, John Osterweis served as a Senior Analyst concentrating on the forest products and paper industry for several regional brokerage firms and later for E.F. Hutton & Company, Inc. In addition to his activities as an analyst, Mr. Osterweis served as Director of Research for two firms and managed equity portfolios for over ten years.

In late 1982, Mr. Osterweis decided to devote himself full time to his portfolio management activities, and in April of 1983 launched Osterweis Capital Management. Mr. Osterweis has served as Director of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Director on the Stanford Alumni Association Executive Board, Trustee of Bowdoin College, Director and Vice Chairman of Mt. Zion Hospital and Medical Center, and President of the Board of Directors for Summer Search Foundation. He currently serves as a Trustee of the San Francisco Ballet Association, Director of the San Francisco Free Clinic, and President Emeritus of the San Francisco Ballet Endowment Foundation, as well as Trustee Emeritus of Summer Search Foundation and of Bowdoin College.

He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee, a principal of the firm, and a co-lead Portfolio Manager for the core equity, growth & income, and flexible balanced strategies.

Mr. Osterweis graduated from Bowdoin College (B.A. in Philosophy, cum laude), and Stanford Graduate School of Business (M.B.A. with top honors in Finance).

Gregory Hermanski

Co-Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

Gregory Hermanski

Co-Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

Prior to joining Osterweis Capital Management in 2002, Greg Hermanski was a Vice President at Robertson Stephens and Co. where he was in charge of convertible bond research. Prior to that, Mr. Hermanski was a Research Analyst covering convertible, high yield, and distressed securities at Imperial Capital, LLC, and a Valuation Consultant for Price Waterhouse, LLC.

He is a principal of the firm and Co-Lead Portfolio Manager for the core equity, growth & income, quality cyclical growth, and flexible balanced strategies.

Mr. Hermanski graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A. in Business/Economics).

Nael Fakhry

Co-Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

Nael Fakhry

Co-Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

Prior to joining Osterweis Capital Management in 2011, Nael Fakhry worked as an Associate at American Securities, a private equity firm, and as an Analyst in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley.

He is a principal of the firm and Co-Lead Portfolio Manager for the core equity, growth & income, quality cyclical growth, and flexible balanced strategies.

Mr. Fakhry graduated from Stanford University (B.A. in History, Phi Beta Kappa) and the University of California Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business (M.B.A., C.J. White Scholar).

Jasmine Shen, CFA

Senior Research Analyst – Core Equity

Jasmine Shen, CFA

Senior Research Analyst – Core Equity

Prior to joining Osterweis Capital Management in 2024, Jasmine Shen was an Investment Analyst on the event-driven team at Farallon Capital. Prior to that, Jasmine was an Investment Research Associate on the quality value equity team at Wellington Management.

She is a Senior Research Analyst for the core equity strategy.

Ms. Shen graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University (B.A. in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences and Economics, with a third major in Statistics, Phi Beta Kappa and with interdisciplinary honors). She holds the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco.

Where applicable, charts illustrating the performance of a hypothetical $10,000 investment made at a Fund’s inception assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, but do not reflect the effect of any applicable sales charge or redemption fees. Such charts do not imply any future performance. During the period noted, fee waivers or expense reimbursements were in effect for the Osterweis Fund.

The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index that is widely regarded as the standard for measuring large cap U.S. stock market performance. The index does not incur expenses, is not available for investment, and includes the reinvestment of dividends.

The Osterweis Funds are available by prospectus only. The Funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses must be considered carefully before investing. The summary and statutory prospectuses contain this and other important information about the Funds. You may obtain a summary or statutory prospectus by calling toll free at (866) 236-0050, or by visiting www.osterweis.com/statpro. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing to ensure the Fund is appropriate for your goals and risk tolerance.

Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible.

The Osterweis Fund may invest in medium and smaller sized companies, which involve additional risks such as limited liquidity and greater volatility. The Fund may invest in foreign and emerging market securities, which involve greater volatility and political, economic and currency risks and differences in accounting methods. These risks may increase for emerging markets. The Fund may invest in Master Limited Partnerships, which involve risk related to energy prices, demand and changes in tax code. The Fund may invest in debt securities that are un-rated or rated below investment grade. Lower-rated securities may present an increased possibility of default, price volatility or illiquidity compared to higher-rated securities. Investments in debt securities typically decrease in value when interest rates rise. This risk is usually greater for longer-term debt securities.

While the fund is no-load, management fees and other expenses still apply. Please refer to the prospectus for more information.

Osterweis Capital Management is the adviser to the Osterweis Funds, which are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.