Special Global Equity Team

  • Intensive bottom-up research is designed to identify companies that have:
    • A durable asset base that provides a long-term competitive advantage
    • Strong and sustainable free cash flow that provides stability and consistency
    • A flexible balance sheet that is available for accretive deployment
  • CPA-based knowledge and approach is used during investment research
  • The team has a disciplined process following strict valuation standards and construction guidelines designed for above-peer returns with below-peer risk

Portfolio management team

James Tringas, CFAJames Tringas, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
Co-Team Leader
27 years investment experience
Bryant VanCronkhite, CFABryant VanCronkhite, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
Co-Team Leader
13 years industry experience
Robert Rifkin, CFARobert Rifkin, CFA
Co-Portfolio Manager
32 years industry experience
Oleg MakhorineOleg Makhorine
Co-Portfolio Manager
22 years industry experience

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