TIAA-CREF Launches International Opportunities Fund

April 17, 2013 ( – TIAA-CREF launched the TIAA-CREF International Opportunities Fund (TIOIX, TIOTX, TIOSX, TIOPX).

TIAA-CREF’s first actively managed mutual fund focused on international stocks in both developed and emerging markets seeks to identify innovative companies that are in the early stages of redefining themselves or their industries, such as leaders in software development, cable services for developing markets and well-financed equipment companies, among others. 

“By balancing proven investment strategies with innovative approaches to the market, we’re able to help investors take advantage of opportunities for long-term portfolio growth and diversification,” said Jason Campbell, portfolio manager, TIAA-CREF International Opportunities Fund. “We are focused on companies executing positive changes in how they do business, those with strong market positions and ones we believe will outperform their peers.”

Jason Campbell is portfolio manager for the fund. He has 15 years experience as a portfolio manager and analyst covering international stock markets and has managed international equities at TIAA-CREF since 2009.