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Large Cap Growth Opportunities

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Strategy description

The Nuveen Asset Management large cap growth opportunities strategy is a diversified large-cap growth stock portfolio that employs a high growth strategy to invest in quality companies with sustainable earnings growth over the long term.

Asset class: Growth equity

For term definitions and index descriptions, please access the glossary in the footer.

Portfolio at-a-glance

Benchmark Russell 1000 growth
Holdings range 50 - 80
Tracking error range 3% - 7%
Target alpha/Market cycle 250 basis points
Sectors +/- 10% versus russell 1000 growth


Investment process

Our research platform is based on our belief that combining fundamental and quantitative inputs leads to superior investment insights and combines the strengths from each discipline. We believe this process leads to superior investment insights and more objective, more informed stock selection. The portfolio managers seek to build a portfolio of exceptional growth companies that they believe will have a positive earnings surprise. We believe this leads to long-term compelling risk-adjusted returns versus the russell 1000 growth index.

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Growth style investing may fall out of favor and underperform other equity investments during given periods. Certain sectors or growth stocks may shift characteristics over a long market cycle and may not perform in line with stated benchmarks.

Strategy may be available through other investment vehicles not listed above. 

A separately managed account (SMA) is a private portfolio of actively managed, individual securities that may be customized to achieve an individual investor's unique objectives.

SMA accounts typically require a minimum investment of $100,000 for equity and asset allocation strategies and $250,000 for fixed income strategies, although the specific minimum account size varies by program and may be subject to change. The manager may waive these minimums based on client type, asset class, pre-existing relationship with client and other factors. For certain accounts, a negotiated minimum annual fee applies. Please consult with your Nuveen Advisor Consultant for applicable minimums.

The statements contained herein are the opinions of Nuveen and are provided for informational purposes only.  All investments carry a certain degree of risk, including the possible loss of principal. There is no assurance that an investment will provide positive performance over any period of time. Since no one investment style or manager is suitable for all types of investors, this site is provided for informational purposes only. This site contains no investment advice or recommendations. Individual investor results will vary. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Separately managed accounts programs have varying terms. Please contact your financial professional for your program’s information.

Nuveen Investments Advisers, LLC (NIA), a registered investment adviser, provides Separately Managed Accounts marketing services for its investment specialists that are registered investment advisers, including Nuveen Asset Management, LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC, Santa Barbara Asset Management, LLC, and Winslow Capital Management, LLC.

The investment advisory services, strategies and expertise of TIAA Investments, a division of Nuveen, are provided by Teachers Advisors, LLC and TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC.

All such investment specialists are also investment specialist of Nuveen, LLC.