Pilgrim Baxter & Associates of Wayne, Pa., a subsidiary of United Asset Management Corp. of Boston, has filed a proxy with the SEC seeking to merge its PBHG International Fund into the PBHG Global Technology and Communications Fund. The consolidation is pending shareholder approval.

The PBHG International Fund, since its inception in June 1994, has under-performed its benchmark, the Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australia and Far East Index, according to the SEC filing.

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