Transamerica to Offer Diversified Growth Strategy to Retail Investors

February 9, 2010 ( - Transamerica Asset Management Group has teamed up with Wellington Management to offer the Transamerica WMC Diversified Growth fund to retail investors in April 2010.

According to a press release, the Transamerica WMC Diversified Growth fund is currently the only U.S. mutual fund to utilize Wellington Management’s diversified growth strategy as its sole investment mandate. Since its inception, the strategy has amassed $6.5 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2009.

The fund will be sub-advised by Wellington Management Company, LLP, an independently-owned, SEC registered Investment Adviser. Paul E. Marrkand, Senior Vice President, will lead the fund’s three-person portfolio management team.

Transamerica Capital Management will lead the distribution effort for the offering within the financial institution, wirehouse, and independent planner channels.