General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 13, 2013

A Historical Approach to Investing in Misunderstood Businesses

Auxier, J. Jeffrey
J. Jeffrey Auxier is President of Auxier Asset Management LLC and Founder of the Auxier Focus Fund. Prior to forming Auxier Asset Management in 1998, Mr. Auxier spent 16 years at Smith Barney — formerly Foster Marshall-American Express, then Shearson — where he was on the Portfolio Management Advisory Board and the Chairman’s Council, and was Senior Vice President of Investments and Senior Portfolio Management Director. In 1997 and 1998, he was named one of the top-10 brokers in the country by Money magazine, winning two consecutive stock-picking contests. Profile
TWST: Tell us about Auxier and why you founded the firm.

Mr. Auxier: I entered the investment business back in 1982 with the Seattle-based firm Foster and Marshall. My passion was in