What is the Fund’s ticker symbol?Expand
Greenspring Fund’s symbol is GRSPX.
What is the Fund's investment objective?Expand
The Fund’s primary investment objective is long-term capital appreciation through a total return approach to investing. Income is an important, but secondary, objective.
How do I set up online access?Expand
You may set up online access to your account by creating a Personal Identification Number (“PIN”). In order to create a PIN, click on the “LOGIN” link found at the top of any Greenspring Fund web page. Then, click on “Establish User ID and Password,” enter your social security or tax identification number and your account number. Enter a PIN that is between 7 and 8 numbers long, with no letters or spaces. Click “Continue” to complete the process.
How often are statements sent to shareholders?Expand
A statement will be sent to you each quarter which will list your year-to-date transactions, as well as the value of your account(s) at the end of the quarter.
Is the Greenspring Fund available through platforms?Expand
Shares of the Greenspring Fund are available with no transaction fee through Charles Schwab OneSource, Fidelity Funds Network, TD Ameritrade and E*Trade. Greenspring Fund is also available with a transaction fee through Pershing. In addition, Greenspring Fund has operating agreements with many regional brokerage houses.
Is it possible to transfer, rather than sell, shares of the Greenspring Fund to an account at one of the discount brokerages, such as Schwab or Fidelity?Expand
Yes, shares may be transferred in kind to an account at one of the fund supermarkets. It is not necessary to sell your current shares, then re-purchase shares of the Greenspring Fund through the fund supermarket. Simply complete the necessary paperwork provided by the fund supermarket of your choice. Your Greenspring Fund shares will then be transferred to your fund supermarket account.
What should I do when I have a change of address?Expand
Simply call Shareholder Services at 800-576-7498 to let them know you have a change of address. A confirmation of your change of address will be sent to both your new and old addresses.
What is a medallion signature guarantee and where do I obtain one?Expand
A medallion signature guarantee protects your account from fraud. You can obtain a signature guarantee from a bank, broker-dealer, credit union, any securities exchange or association, clearing agency, savings association or trust company. A notary public can not provide a medallion signature guarantee.
When is a signature guarantee required?Expand
A signature guarantee is required for the following:
- A redemption request over $25,000
- A redemption request within 30 days of an address change
- A redemption request where the proceeds are mailed to an address different from your address of record (including an IRA transfer)
- A redemption request where the proceeds are wired to a bank or brokerage account different from your bank or brokerage account of record
- A redemption request where the proceeds are payable to someone other than you (including an IRA transfer)
- Any request to transfer redemption proceeds to an account with a registration different from yours
- To add or change wire or automated bank instructions
- To change your name due to a marriage or divorce
- To add or change a Transfer on Death beneficiary
- to add the telephone redemption option to an existing account
How do I redeem shares?Expand
You may redeem up to $25,000 by telephone (if previously authorized on your account) by calling Shareholder Services at 800-576-7498 before the close of the Exchange which is typically 4pm EST. In order to arrange for the telephone redemption option afer an account has been opened, or to change the bank account or address designated to receive redemption proceeds, a written request must be sent to the transfer agent. The request must be signed by each shareholder of the account with the signatures guaranteed. Further documentation may be requested from corporations, executors, administrators, trustees and guardians.
You may also redeem shares by sending a letter to Shareholder Services at the address listed below. Please include the following:
- Your account number
- The dollar value or number of shares to be redeemed
- The preferred method of payment, whether by check, ACH or wire. (Predetermined bank instructions must be on your account for ACH or wire payments or a signature guarantee will be required. A $15 fee will be charged for a wire transfer.)
- Your signature and the signature of anyone else listed on the account
- A medallion signature guarantee is required for amounts over $25,000
- Any supporting legal documentation
- Any outstanding certificates representing shares to be redeemed
Investors may have a check sent to the address of record, proceeds may be wired to a shareholder’s bank account of record, or funds may be sent via electronic funds transfer through the ACH network, also to the bank account of record. Wires are subject to a $15 fee paid by the investor, but the investor does not incur any charge when proceeds are sent via the ACH system.
Is there a redemption fee?Expand
No, The Fund does not assess a redemption fee.
What is the mailing address?Expand
c/o U.S. Bank Global Fund Services
P.O. Box 701
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0701
c/o U.S. Bank Global Fund Services
615 E. Michigan St., 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202-5207
Please contact us at the address below:
Greenspring Fund, Incorporated
2330 West Joppa Road
Lutherville, MD 21093