ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETF (LRGE) is an actively managed strategy that seeks to achieve long‐term capital appreciation through investments in large‐capitalization companies with positive ESG attributes that have the potential for high future earnings growth.
- LRGE may benefit investors pursuing both long-term capital appreciation and engaged, impactful investing—all in an active, tax-efficient structure.
- High-conviction stock selection. Takes a “business model first, valuation second” approach.
- Fosters engaged, impactful investing. Allows investors to simultaneously pursue financial return and social good.
- Access to a proven approach in an active, tax-efficient structure with low minimum investment.
- To start, companies with a market cap similar to those in the Russell 1000 Growth Index are evaluated for sustainability and growth as well as competitive advantage. Select from these candidates those with attractive valuations.
- Favor companies that promote best practices when it comes to the environment, social issues and corporate governance.
- Re-examine a current holding when fundamentals decline, full value is reached or there is a significant negative change in the company’s environmental/social/governance performance.
Meet Your Manager
With a legacy dating back over 50 years, ClearBridge Investments is a leading global equity manager committed to delivering differentiated long-term results through authentic active management.
Peter Bourbeau (industry since 1991), Mary Jane McQuillen, Head of the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Investment Program at ClearBridge (industry since 1997) and Margaret Vitrano (industry since 1996) are co-managers of your Portfolio.
ClearBridge Investments offers institutional and individual investors a variety of traditional and alternative equity strategies. With an investment heritage dating back over 50 years, ClearBridge offers distinctive manager insights and proprietary fundamental research.
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
Mary Jane McQuillen
Managing Director, Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Investment, Portfolio Manager
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
What I Should Know
Equity securities are subject to price fluctuation and possible loss of principal. In rising markets, the value of large-cap stocks may not rise as much as smaller-cap stocks. Investments may also be made in depository receipts and other securities of non-U.S. companies in developed and emerging markets which involve risks in addition to those ordinarily associated with investing in domestic securities, including the potentially negative effects of currency fluctuation, political and economic developments, foreign taxation and differences in auditing and other financial standards. These risks are magnified in emerging markets. The fund’s environmental social and governance (ESG) investment strategy may limit the types and number of investment opportunities available to the fund and, as a result, may underperform funds that are not subject to such criteria. Active management and diversification do not ensure gains or protect against market declines.
Performance shown represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. The NAV return is based on the NAV of the Fund and effective July 1, 2020, market price returns typically will be based upon the official closing price of the ETF’s shares. Prior to July 1, 2020, market price returns generally were based upon the mid-point between the bid and ask on the Fund’s principal trading market when the Fund’s NAV was determined, which was typically 4:00 p.m. Eastern time (US). Market price performance reported for periods prior to July 1, 2020 will continue to reflect market prices calculated based upon the mid-point between the bid and ask on the Fund’s principal trading market typically as of 4:00 p.m. Eastern time (US). These returns do not represent investors’ returns had they traded shares at other times. Performance figures for periods shorter than one year represent cumulative figures and are notannualized.
Shareholders may pay more than net asset value when they buy Fund shares and receive less than net asset value when they sell those shares, because shares are bought and sold at current market prices.
*Distribution rate is calculated by annualizing the most recent distribution amount paid, excluding special distributions, divided by the closing market price or NAV.
**Gross expenses are the Fund's total annual operating expenses. There are currently no fee waivers in effect, so gross and net expenses are identical.
IMPORTANT HOLDINGS INFORMATION: Portfolio holdings are based on total portfolio, and are subject to change at any time. Holdings are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell any security. Any negative allocations or allocations in excess of 100% are primarily due to unsettled trade activities.
Distributions are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All investments involve risk, including loss of principal. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Please see each product’s webpage for specific details regarding investment objective, risks, performance and other important information. Review this information carefully before you make any investment decision. Investors cannot invest directly in an index, and unmanaged index returns do not reflect any fees, expenses or sales charges.
Carefully consider a fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. Please view the prospectus or summary prospectus for this and other information. Read it carefully.
Authorized participants ("APs") may acquire shares in the primary market directly from the ETFs and may tender their shares for redemption directly to the ETFs, at net asset value per share only in Creation Units or Creation Unit Aggregations. Once created, shares of the funds generally trade in the secondary market in amounts less than a Creation Unit.
Retail investors buy and sell shares of ETFs at market price (not NAV) in the secondary market throughout the trading day. These shares are not individually available for purchase or redemption directly from the ETF.
Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC (LMIS) serves as the distributor of Creation Units for the ETFs on an agency basis. LMIS does not maintain a secondary market in the funds' shares.
If you are neither a resident nor a citizen of the United States or if you are a non-U.S. entity, the ETF's ordinary income dividends (which include distributions of net short-term capital gains) will generally be subject to a 30% U.S. federal withholding tax, unless a lower treaty rate applies. For further information, please see each fund’s prospectus.
Redemption payments will be effected within the specified number of calendar days following the date on which a request for redemption in proper form is made. Please see each fund’s statement of additional information (SAI) for more information.
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