(3/24/17) Hood River Capital Management LLC, a privately held, independent investment firm based in Portland, Oregon, announced the Hood River Small Cap Growth Fund (HRSMX) was honored with the 2017 Lipper U.S. Fund Award “The Best Fund over 5 Years” in the Small Cap Growth Funds category among 137 funds as of 12/31/16.  The Lipper Fund Awards program honors funds and funds’ management that have excelled in delivering consistently strong, risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers.

“Winning the Lipper Fund Award is an outcome associated with our team’s proprietary, bottom-up, primary research in the inefficient small cap growth market,” said Brian Smoluch, CEO at Hood River Capital Management.   “Our investment process and small cap expertise has allowed us to outperform consistently across the wide range of market and economic environments. “

About Hood River Capital Management LLC

Hood River Capital Management LLC manages stock portfolios for clients including pension funds, endowments and high net worth individuals.  Its portfolio managers, who own 100% of the firm, strive to generate exceptional returns by focusing on bottom-up primary research in less-efficient areas of the equity markets.  Hood River Capital Management LLC was founded in 2013 via a spinout from Roxbury Capital Management, and its small cap growth strategy has a strong continuous track record dating back to 2002.

For more information regarding Hood River Capital Management LLC, contact:
Maureen Flaherty
Hood River Capital Management LLC
503-221-0983
Mflaherty@hoodrivercapital.com
www.hoodrivercapital.com

About the Lipper Awards

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The Fund may experience negative performance. Past Performance Does Not Guarantee Future Results. Lipper designates award-winning funds in most individual classifications for the three-, five- and ten year periods and fund families with high average scores for the three year time periods.

The Lipper Fund Awards are presented annually and are not a ranking of performance. Performance based methodology. The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence recognize the world’s top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts and investor relations teams. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence also include the extel survey awards, the starmine analyst awards, and the starmine broker rankings. For more information, please contact markets.awards@thomsonreuters.com or visit excellence.thomsonreuters.com.

Investment Considerations:

The Fund invests in small-cap securities which present a greater risk of loss than large-cap securities, and in growth companies which can be more sensitive to the company’s earnings and more volatile than the stock market in general. The Fund may also invest in foreign securities which are subject to risks including currency fluctuations, economic and political change and differing accounting standards. The Fund may invest in derivatives and IPOs, which are highly volatile. Additional risk information may be found in the prospectus.

Investors should carefully consider the Hood River Small Cap Growth Fund’s investment objective, risks, charges, and expenses before investing. For a prospectus, which contains this and other important information about the Fund, please call 800-497-2960 or go to www.hoodrivercapital.com. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing or sending money.

The Hood River Small Cap Growth Fund is distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC. Hood River Capital is the adviser to the Fund.