General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 4, 2001

Alan Snyder – Snyder Capital Management

ALAN B. SNYDER, President and Founder of Snyder Capital Management, Inc., is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst. His background in the investment industry is a unique blend of research and portfolio management, institutional and brokerage, trading and selling domestically and internationally. Prior to founding Snyder Capital Management, Inc., he was a Partner in Siebel Capital Management, one of the most consistently successful investment organizations in the country. Before joining Siebel Capital, he held the position of Vice President-Research at Cantor, Fitzgerald and Company (a major trading firm), where he was instrumental in establishing its investment research division. Earlier, he spent eight years as Vice President-Research at Rowe & Pitman, Incorporated, one of the premier European brokerage firms, where he dealt with the major institutional investors in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. Mr. Snyder holds an MBA in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley. He received an MS degree in Chemistry from Yale University, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Maryland. Mr. Snyder is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the Financial Analysts Federation, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Security Analysts of San Francisco. In his spare time, Mr. Snyder enjoys traveling with his wife, Susan Katz, a well-known professional travel photographer whose work has appeared in many domestic and international publications. Profile
TWST: For the past few years value buying has been out of favor, but

there has now been a turnaround for value investors. Would you tell us

about your value discipline and how things are working