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Fund Spy: Morningstar Medalist Edition

5 Smaller Foreign Funds Worth a Look

Search out funds with greater flexibility by looking for smaller Medalists.

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This year, the top-selling Morningstar Category is foreign large-blend. So, I thought I would help you find some foreign large-blend funds that are a little off the beaten path by diving into our smallest Morningstar Medalists in the category. The first three are below the radar, while the last two are a little too big to count but still worth highlighting.

Bronze-rated  Neuberger Berman International Equity (NIQVX) is a real hidden gem under Benjamin Segal. This $1.1 billion fund takes an opportunistic approach to find out-of-favor bargains. Segal takes an all-cap approach in his search for steady growth and modest prices. Segal has a strong record, topping 98% of peers since he took over in 2003. However, this fund's record doesn't capture the full record because of a merger.

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