General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 8, 2004


ANTONIO DESPIRITO III is a Principal and Manager of the Small Cap Value portfolio at Pzena Investment Management, LLC. Prior to joining Pzena Investment Management in 1996, Mr. DeSpirito was an Associate in the Corporate Department at the Boston-based law firm of Ropes & Gray. At Ropes & Gray, he advised clients in the direct television, financial services, fitness, packaging films, retail, software and wire and cable industries. Mr. DeSpirito earned a BS summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 and a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1993. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief overview of Pzena Investment

Management and your responsibilities there?

Mr. DeSpirito: Pzena Investment Management was founded in January 1996.

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