WPG Partners | Domestic Capital Investment: Making up for Lost Decades

Domestic CapEx Making up for Lost Decades. Portfolio Manager Eric A. Gandhi, CFA, discusses.

Robert Hellauer

Equity Analyst

Mr. Hellauer is a Research Analyst for the WPG Partners Small and Micro Cap Value team. He joined WPG Partners in February 2020. Prior to joining the firm, he spent two and half years as a senior equity analyst at Casey Capital. He began his career at Bain Capital Credit, where he spent four years working across private debt, private equity and special situations, first in Chicago and later in the Melbourne, Australia office. Mr. Hellauer subsequently worked as a consulting investor for CPMG, before enrolling in a graduate program at Peking University in Beijing. After PKU, he attended Columbia Business School focusing his time on social enterprise, impact investing, and public equity investing. Mr. Hellauer graduated with a B.B.A from University of Notre Dame, with a double major in Finance and Economics, and received an M.B.A from Columbia Business School. Mr. Hellauer has nine years of investing experience.

Long/Short Equity

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Large Cap Value

In our first quarter portfolio manager presentations, we dive into the latest quarterly performance-drivers and share our thoughts on the market environment.

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Premium Equity (All Cap Value)

In our first quarter portfolio manager presentations, we dive into the latest quarterly performance-drivers and share our thoughts on the market environment.

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International Equity

In our first quarter portfolio manager presentations, we dive into the latest quarterly performance-drivers and share our thoughts on the market environment.

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Mid Cap Value

In our second quarter portfolio manager presentations, we dive into the latest quarterly performance-drivers and share our thoughts on the market environment.

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Emerging Markets Dynamic Equity

In our first quarter portfolio manager presentations, we dive into the latest quarterly performance-drivers and share our thoughts on the market environment.

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Jonathan Corning

Research Analyst

Mr. Corning is a Research Analyst for the Boston Partners Sustainability and Engagement Team. He is responsible for original ESG/Sustainability research on companies held in Boston Partners’ portfolios. Prior to joining the team, he was a member of the compliance team, managing the proxy voting process on behalf of the Governance Committee, and preparing all engagement materials with issuers regarding proxy matters. Mr. Corning holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Wesleyan University, where he was recognized as a Scholar-Athlete as a member of the baseball team.

Brian Rohman, CFA

Equity Analyst

Mr. Rohman joined WPG Partners in late 1998 as a research analyst on the firm’s Small Cap Value team, responsible for covering the financial services industry. He joined the firm from Brown Brothers Harriman & Company where he spent five and a half years as a senior equity analyst, responsible for covering the financial and retail industries, and special situations. He began his investment career in 1983 with Cyrus J, Lawrence, Inc. where he spent two years as a junior equity analyst responsible for covering the retail industry. In 1985 he moved to Wertheim Asset Management Services, Inc. where he was a Vice President, portfolio manager/generalist securities analyst. He moved to Citibank Private Bank Investment Division in 1988 where he was a Vice President, senior equity analyst. Mr. Rohman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts. He was recognized by Institutional Investor as the “Best of the Buy Side” in the financial services sector in both 2002 and 2003. Mr. Rohman holds a B.S. degree (cum laude) in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He holds also the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. He has thirty-eight years of investment experience.

Katie Zona

Research Analyst

Ms. Zona is a Research Analyst for the Boston Partners Sustainability and Engagement Team. She is responsible for original ESG/Sustainability research on companies held in Boston Partners’ portfolios. Ms. Zona holds a B.A. degree in Communications from Boston College, with a double minor in Managing for Social Impact and the Public Good and Applied Psychology and Human Development. She has significant sustainability internship experience.

Ryan O’Connor

Quantitative Research Analyst

Mr. O’Connor is a quantitative research analyst with Boston Partners, specializing in quantitative strategies, model factor development and data integrity. Prior to this, he was a student at Providence College where he earned a B.S degree in computer science along with minors in finance and mathematics.

 

Eric A. Gandhi, CFA

Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Gandhi is a Portfolio Manager for the WPG Partners Small and Micro Cap Value team. He joined WPG Partners in July 2012 as a research analyst with a concentration in technology, media, telecom and consumer. Prior to joining the firm, he was a member of the Applied Value Investing program at Columbia Business School. Prior to Columbia, Mr. Gandhi was an Associate in the investment banking division at Needham & Company. He graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland and received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Mr. Gandhi holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Mr. Gandhi has fourteen years of investment experience.

Richard A. Shuster, CFA

Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Shuster is a Portfolio Manager for the WPG Partners Small and Micro Cap Equity products. He joined WPG Partners in mid-1999 to head the firm’s Small Cap Value Team. He joined the firm from APM Partners, where he was a Managing Partner, responsible for managing a small cap value hedge fund. Mr. Shuster began his investment career as a financial analyst with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, later moving to First City Capital, where he spent three years as a Vice President, research analyst. Mr. Shuster was a portfolio manager with Value Equity Associates where he co-managed an event-driven stock portfolio. He holds a B.S. degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Mr. Shuster has thirty-eight years of investment experience, twenty-one of which were spent specializing in small cap equity investing.

Gregory N. Weiss

Portfolio Manager
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Mr. Weiss joined WPG Partners in mid-1999 to work on the firm’s Small Cap Value team. He joined the firm from Bear Stearns where he began his investment career in 1995 as an equity analyst, responsible for covering the building materials, nonferrous metals, steel and steel-related industries. Mr. Weiss holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Cornell University. He has twenty-eight years of investment experience.

Brian R. Boyden, CFA, FRM, CAIA

Emerging Markets Industry Analyst

23 Years of investment experience

Mr. Boyden holds a B.A. degree in economics and a B.S. degree in finance from Stonehill College. He has also received his M.S. in finance from Bentley University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst®, Financial Risk Manager and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. He has twenty-three years of experience.

Mr. Boyden is an emerging markets industry analyst with Boston Partners specializing in fundamental research of stocks held in our Emerging Markets Equity products. Prior to this, he was an equity analyst who specialized in property REITs and utilities sectors of the equity market. He joined the firm from Eaton Vance Management where he was an equity product manager responsible for supporting the institutional product development effort. Prior to that, Mr. Boyden worked at Meketa Investment Group, where he was responsible for investment manager research, and The Boston Company Asset Management where he held the positions of quantitative analyst and assistant portfolio manager. Mr. Boyden holds a B.A. degree in economics and a B.S. degree in finance from Stonehill College. He has also received his M.S. in finance from Bentley University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst®, Financial Risk Manager and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. He has twenty-three years of experience.

Lisa White

Portfolio Administrator

Ms. White joined WPG Partners in 2006 as a portfolio administrator with the Small Cap Value team. Prior to joining WPG Partners she spent seven years in the Event/Conference Research Industry as an event director. Ms. White holds a B.A. degree in communications from American University. She has fifteen years of investment experience.

Joseph (“Jay”) F. Feeney, Jr., CFA

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

36 Years of investment experience

26 Years at Boston Partners

Mr. Feeney holds a B.S. degree in finance from the University of New Hampshire and an M.B.A. with High Honors from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is past President of the Fixed Income Management Society of Boston.

Mr. Feeney is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer for Boston Partners. He is responsible for the firm’s strategic, financial and operating decisions, and all aspects of investment management including the firm’s fundamental and quantitative research groups. He was one of the original partners of Boston Partners Asset Management in 1995. Prior to assuming these roles, he was Director of Research. Mr. Feeney joined Boston Partners upon its inception in 1995 from Putnam Investments where he managed mortgage-backed securities portfolios. He began his career at the Bank of Boston where he was a loan officer specializing on highly leveraged loan portfolios. Mr. Feeney holds a B.S. degree in finance from the University of New Hampshire and an M.B.A. with High Honors from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is past President of the Fixed Income Management Society of Boston. He has thirty-six years of investment experience.