Aristotle Capital Management expands team
Aristotle Capital Management, a value-oriented investment management firm for institutional and high net worth clients, has expanded its team with the appointment of three seasoned professionals.
Jay Cunningham and Eric Gerritse have joined the investment management team as senior research analyst and research analyst, respectively, and Andrew Shapiro has been appointed a director of trading.
“Jay, Eric and Andrew bring considerable knowledge and experience to Aristotle, and will be invaluable as we continue to execute on our key investment strategies - Domestic Value Equity, International Equity, Global Equity and Global Opportunity,” says Howard Gleicher (pictured), chief executive and chief investment officer. “These new appointments demonstrate our commitment to attracting the highest calibre talent so that we can continue to do the in-depth fundamental company analysis that enables us to deliver optimal risk-adjusted returns to our clients.”
Cunningham brings over 18 years of investment experience to Aristotle. For the past seven years he served as senior vice president and senior research analyst for Metropolitan West Capital Management, working with Gleicher from his hiring in 2005 until Gleicher’s departure in late 2010. Previously, Cunningham held senior analyst positions at Hibernia Southcoast Capital, AIM Investments, and the Retirement Systems of Alabama.
Gerritse joins Aristotle with over 17 years of overseas investment experience. While he was based in the Netherlands, he was a senior fund analyst at ABN AMRO Advisors and an analyst at MeesPierson, the private wealth division of Fortis Bank, where he covered US and global equities.
A veteran of securities trading, Shapiro brings over 28 years of investment experience to Aristotle. Previously, he was senior vice president of trading at Metropolitan West Capital Management, trading manager at Palley-Needelman Asset Management, listed equity trader at Cantor Fitzgerald and a floor broker for Lehman Brothers at the Pacific Stock Exchange.
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