On Sept. 1, 2021, Federated Hermes announced the abrupt departure of manager Jonathan Art from the firm and its New York-based Kaufmann team. Art will leave on Sept. 2, 2021. The Kaufmann team's eight experienced managers can pick up the slack, however, keeping Federated Hermes Kaufmann and Federated Hermes Kaufmann Large Cap's Morningstar Analyst Ratings at Neutral for all share classes.
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