General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 20, 2015

Applying a Systematic Process to Outperform Over Time

Patrick Jamin
Patrick Jamin, CFA, FRM, joined NorthCoast Asset Management in January 2012 as Chief Investment Officer. In his role, he oversees all investment activity, including portfolio management and investment research. Previously, Mr. Jamin was a partner at Numeric Investors, directing the portfolio management effort for all European strategies. There, he was also a member of the Strategic Alpha Research team and had responsibilities encompassing a wide array of quantitative research projects, as well as managing Numeric’s World Fundamental Statistical Arbitrage Strategy. Prior to that, Mr. Jamin served as a portfolio manager at Standard Pacific Capital and as a senior quantitative analyst at AIM Investments. Mr. Jamin received an MBA from Harvard Business School with high distinction in 2002, a Master of Science in telecommunications from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Paris in 1997 and a diploma of Ingenieur de l’Ecole Polytechnique from Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France, in 1995. Mr. Jamin is a CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager, FRM. Profile
TWST: Please give us an overview of NorthCoast Asset Management.

Mr. Jamin: NorthCoast is a boutique asset management firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and has been in business for