Investment Management Services. (a) The Manager shall manage the Fund’s assets subject to and in accordance with the investment objectives and policies of the Fund and any directions which the Trust’s Board of Trustees may issue from time to time. In pursuance of the foregoing, the Manager shall make all determinations with respect to the investment of the Fund’s assets and the purchase and sale of its investment securities, and shall take such steps as may be necessary to implement the same. Such determinations and services shall include determining the manner in which any voting rights, rights to consent to corporate action and any other rights pertaining to the Fund’s investment securities shall be exercised. The Manager shall render or cause to be rendered regular reports to the Trust, at regular meetings of its Board of Trustees and at such other times as may be reasonably requested by the Trust’s Board of Trustees, of (i) the decisions made with respect to the investment of the Fund’s assets and the purchase and sale of its investment securities, (ii) the reasons for such decisions and (iii) the extent to which those decisions have been implemented.
Investment Management Services. The Manager shall act as investment manager and shall supervise and direct the investments of the Fund in accordance with the Fund’s investment objective, program, and restrictions as provided in the Corporation’s prospectus, on behalf of the Fund, as amended from time to time, and such other limitations as the Fund may impose by notice in writing to the Manager. The Manager shall obtain and evaluate such information relating to the economy, industries, businesses, securities markets, and securities as it may deem necessary or useful in the discharge of its obligations hereunder and shall formulate and implement a continuing program for the management of the assets and resources of the Fund in a manner consistent with its investment objective. In furtherance of this duty, the Manager, as agent and attorney-in-fact with respect to the Corporation, is authorized, in its discretion and without prior consultation with the Corporation, to:
Investment Management Services. The Investment Manager shall supervise the investments of each class of each series of shares of the Company contemplated as of the date hereof, and each class of each subsequent series of shares as the Company shall select the Investment Manager to manage. In such capacity, the Investment Manager shall either directly, or through the utilization of others as contemplated by Section 7 below, maintain a continuous investment program for each series, determine what securities shall be purchased or sold by each series, secure and evaluate such information as it deems proper and take whatever action is necessary or convenient to perform its functions, including the placing of purchase and sale orders. In performing its duties hereunder, the Investment Manager will manage the portfolio of all classes of shares of a particular series as a single portfolio.
Investment Management Services. The Manager shall act as the investment adviser to the Series and, as such, shall (i) obtain and evaluate such information relating to the economy, industries, businesses, securities markets and securities as it may deem necessary or useful in discharging its responsibilities hereunder, (ii) formulate a continuing program for the investment of the assets of the Series in a manner consistent with its investment objectives, policies and restrictions, and (iii) determine from time to time securities to be purchased, sold, retained or lent by the Series, and implement those decisions, including the selection of entities with or through which such purchases, sales or loans are to be effected; provided, that the Manager will place orders pursuant to its investment determinations either directly with the issuer or with a broker or dealer, and if with a broker or dealer, (a) will attempt to obtain the best net price and most favorable execution of its orders, and (b) may nevertheless in its discretion purchase and sell portfolio securities from and to brokers and dealers who provide the Manager with research, analysis, advice and similar services and pay such brokers and dealers in return a higher commission or spread than may be charged by other brokers or dealers. The Series hereby authorizes any entity or person associated with the Manager which is a member of a national securities exchange to effect or execute any transaction on the exchange for the account of the Series which is permitted by Section 11(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 11a2-2(T) thereunder, and the Series hereby consents to the retention of compensation for such transactions in accordance with Rule 11a2-2(T)(a)(2)(iv). The Manager shall carry out its duties with respect to the Series’ investments in accordance with applicable law and the investment objectives, policies and restrictions of the Series adopted by the trustees of Trust (“Trustees”), and subject to such further limitations as the Series may from time to time impose by written notice to the Manager.
Investment Management Services. The Investment Manager shall supervise the investments of each Fund. In such capacity, the Investment Manager shall maintain a continuous investment program for each such Fund, determine what securities shall be purchased or sold by each Fund, secure and evaluate such information as it deems proper and take whatever action is necessary or convenient to perform its functions, including the placing of purchase and sale orders.
Investment Management Services. In acting as investment manager to the Portfolio, the Investment Manager shall regularly provide the Portfolio with such investment research, advice and management as the Fund may from time to time consider necessary for the proper management of the Portfolio and shall furnish continuously an investment program and shall determine which securities shall be purchased, sold or exchanged and what portion of the assets of the Portfolio shall be held in the various securities or other assets, subject always to any restrictions of the Fund's Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, as amended or supplemented from time to time, the provisions of applicable laws and regulations including the Investment Company Act, and the statements relating to the Portfolio's investment objectives, policies and restrictions as the same are set forth in the prospectus of the Fund then-currently effective under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Prospectus"). Should the Board of Directors of the Fund at any time, however, make any definite determination as to investment policy and notify the Investment Manager thereof, the Investment Manager shall be bound by such determination for the period, if any, specified in such notice or until similarly notified that such determination has been revoked. The Investment Manager shall take, on behalf of the Fund, all actions which it deems necessary to implement the investment policies of the Portfolio, determined as provided above, and in particular to place all orders for the purchase or sale of portfolio securities for the Portfolio with brokers or dealers selected by the Investment Manager. In connection with the selection of such brokers or dealers and the placing of such orders, the Investment Manager is directed at all times to follow the policies of the Fund as set forth in the Prospectus. Nothing herein shall preclude the "bunching" of orders for the sale or purchase of portfolio securities with the other Portfolios or with other accounts managed by the Investment Manager or the Investment Manager's general account and separate accounts. The Investment Manager shall not favor any account over any other and any purchase or sale orders executed contemporaneously shall be allocated in a manner it deems equitable among the accounts involved and at a price which is approximately averaged.
Investment Management Services. Manager shall manage the investment operations of Trust and each Fund, subject to the terms of this Agreement and to the supervision and control of Trust's Board of Trustees ("Trustees"). Manager agrees to perform, or arrange for the performance of, the following services with respect to each Fund:
Investment Management Services. (a) Subject to the general supervision of the Board and the Adviser, the Investment Manager shall provide a continuous and discretionary investment program for the Account and determine the composition of the assets of the Account, including determination of the purchase, retention or sale of the securities, cash and other investments for the Account. In performing these duties, the Investment Manager shall:
Investment Management Services. (1) The Adviser shall, subject to and in accordance with the investment objective and policies of the Fund and any directions which the Board of Directors may issue to the Adviser, have overall responsibility for the general management and investment of the assets and securities portfolios of the Fund.
Investment Management Services. The Adviser hereby agrees to manage the investment operations of the Fund's three Portfolios, subject to the terms of this Agreement and to the supervision of the Fund's directors (the "Directors"). The Adviser agrees to perform, or arrange for the performance of, the following specific services for the Fund: