Alger announced that Christoph Hofmann, CFA, has joined the firm as its chief distribution officer, as well as being named president of Fred Alger & Company, LLC, the distributor of the Alger Funds. Christoph will be responsible for leading the global sales, marketing and distribution efforts of Alger’s products across all its channels.

Alger has announced that Brandon Geisler has joined the firm as senior vice president, portfolio manager. Brandon will be responsible for managing the Alger Mid Cap Growth Strategy, including the Alger Mid Cap Growth Fund (AMCZX), with Dan Chung, CEO and Chief Investment Officer.

Alger is pleased to announce that Dan Chung was presented with the Brooklyn Without Borders Medal and accepted this award on behalf of Alger and its employees.

Alger announced the launch of the Alger Weatherbie Enduring Growth Fund, a high-conviction, focused portfolio of approximately 25 growth equities. The portfolio management team incorporates an environmental, social and governance (ESG) scoring methodology into the investment process and looks to invest in companies that consider their ESG impact while delivering consistent results for shareholders.

Alger today announced a contribution of $160,000 to charities that focus on social justice or are dedicated to addressing inequality.

Alger Management, Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of Alger SICAV-Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund. The Alger SICAV-Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund will typically invest in 50 high-conviction mid capitalization growth equities.

Alger is pleased to announce that Dr. Sanjiv Talwar and Keye S.K. Chow have joined the firm to expand its health care sector team. Dr. Talwar joined as senior vice president, senior analyst, portfolio manager and head of health care. Mr. Chow joined as senior vice president and senior analyst.