Legg Mason Offers 'R' Shares for Mutual Funds

November 27, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Legg Mason has announced it will offer "R" shares for 11 of its mutual funds, effective December 1, 2006.

According to  a news release  the move means investors in small- to mid-sized retirement plans will have the opportunity to invest in the funds. Legg Mason said in the announcement it already offers share-class pricing options targeted at medium- sized to large retirement plans, as well as micro-market plans.

According to the announcement, R shares will be offered for the following funds:

  • Legg Mason Value Trust,
  • Legg MasonOpportunity Trust,
  • Legg Mason Growth Trust,
  • Legg Mason Special Investment Trust,
  • Legg Mason International Equity Trust,
  • Legg Mason Partners Aggressive Growth Fund,
  • Legg Mason Partners Large Cap Growth Fund,
  • Legg Mason Partners Appreciation Fund,
  • Legg Mason Small Cap Growth Fund,
  • Legg Mason Partners Core Plus Bond Fund, and
  • Legg Mason Partners Core Bond Fund.