TCW New America Premier Equities Strategy

Marketable Securities Division

The Strategy intends to achieve its objective by investing in a portfolio of companies the portfolio manager believes are enduring, cash generating businesses whose leaders prudently manage their environmental, social, and financial resources and whose shares are attractively valued relative to the free cash flow generated by the businesses.


AUM or Committed to Management

$245.7 Million (as of 12/31/19)

Investment Vehicles and Minimums Separate Account
For Institutions $10 Million
For High Net Worth Individuals $3 Million

TCW New America Premier Equities Fund $2,000


Investment Team

  • Joseph R. Shaposhnik
Strategy Information
Product Name 1-mo 3-mo YTD
Annualized Performance
3-yr 5-yr Since Inception
TCW (Gross) -0.08% 5.08% 40.92% 40.92% 27.06% 0.00% 19.81%
TCW (Net) -0.14% 4.88% 39.86% 39.86% 26.11% 0.00% 18.85%
Russell 1000 ® Index 2.89% 9.04% 31.43% 31.43% 15.05% 0.00% 12.18%
as of 12/31/2019 (updated quarterly)

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Investment Objective

The portfolios in TCW New America Premier Equities seek to exceed the Russell 1000 Index return over a full market cycle while emphasizing capital preservation, risk control and lower volatility.


Top Ten Holdings (%)

Constellation Software 10.62
Fiserv 8.55
Microsoft 5.73
Berkshire Hathaway 4.96
IHS Markit 4.95
TransUnion 4.76
Visa 4.21
TransDigm 3.53
Alimentation Couche-Tard 3.49
Danaher 2.85
as of 12/31/2019 (updated quarter)

Sector Weight (%)

as of 12/31/2019 (updated quarter)

Legal Disclosures

The source for all charts and tables above is TCW
Objective Disclosure

There can be no assurance that this strategy will be able to achieve its objectives.

Russell Trademark

Russell Investment Group is the source and owner of the trademarks, service marks and copyrights related to the Russell Indexes.  Russell® is a trademark of Russell Investment Group.

Index Disclosure

The index or indices cited herein are unmanaged groups of securities often taken as representative of those segments of the overall market and assume no reduction for fees and expenses in measuring returns. The securities in the index or indices may be substantially different from those in the strategy.

About Portfolio Values and Holdings

Portfolio characteristics and holdings are subject to change at any time. It should not be assumed that an investment in the securities listed was, or will be, profitable.

About Performance
Performance for any period not ending on a calendar quarter end is subject to adjustment at quarter end for accounts that are not present for the entire quarter. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

This material is for general information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security. Any issuers or securities noted in this document are provided as illustrations or examples only, for the limited purpose of analyzing general market or economic conditions and may not form the basis for an investment decision, nor are they intended to serve as investment advice. Any such issuers or securities are under periodic review by the portfolio management group and are subject to change without notice. TCW makes no representation as to whether any security or issuer mentioned in this document is now in any TCW portfolio. TCW, its officers, directors, employees or clients may have positions in securities or investments mentioned in this publication, which are subject to change without notice. Any information and statistical data contained herein derived from third party sources are believed to be reliable, but TCW does not represent that they are accurate, and they should not be relied on as such or be the basis for an investment decision. All information is as of the date of this presentation unless otherwise indicated.

An investment in the strategy described herein has risks, including the risk of losing some or all of the invested capital. An investor should carefully consider the risks and suitability of an investment strategy based on their own investment objectives and financial position. There is no assurance that the investment objectives and/or trends will come to pass or be maintained. The information contained herein may include preliminary information and/or “forward-looking statements.” Due to numerous factors, actual events may differ substantially from those presented herein. TCW assumes no duty to update any forward-looking statements or opinions in this document. This material comprises the assets under management of The TCW Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including TCW Investment Management Company LLC, TCW Asset Management Company LLC, and Metropolitan West Asset Management, LLC. Any opinions expressed herein are current only as of the time made and are subject to change without notice. The investment processes described herein are illustrative only and are subject to change. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. © 2019 TCW

Investment Team

  • Photo: Joseph R. Shaposhnik
    Joseph R. Shaposhnik
    Portfolio Manager

    Mr. Shaposhnik is Portfolio Manager of TCW’s New America Premier Equities, Global Premier ESG Equities, and Global Space Technology Equities portfolios and leads the firm’s publicly listed equities investment effort in the environmental, social, and governance area. The TCW New America Premier Equities Fund was ranked the top performing Multi-Cap Core Fund in America in 2017 according to data aggregated by The Lipper Rating System and has been named a “Category King” nineteen times by the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Shaposhnik serves as a Senior Equity Analyst in the Equity Research group with coverage responsibility for the industrials and basic materials sectors. Prior to joining TCW in 2011, he was an Equity Research Associate at Fidelity Management and Research Company, where he followed the semiconductor and entertainment software sectors for the firm’s U.S. domestic equity funds. Mr. Shaposhnik holds a BS in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. More recent ranking information is available, and that information may include different rankings for more recent periods.