General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 9, 2016

Being Contrarian with a Rules-Based Approach

McKinney, R. Burns
R. Burns McKinney is a Portfolio Manager, an Analyst and a Managing Director with NFJ Investment Group, an Allianz Global Investors company. He is the product team lead for the NFJ Global Dividend Value investment strategy and is the co-lead for the NFJ Dividend Value strategy. Mr. McKinney has 18 years of investment-industry experience in equity research, financial analysis and investment banking. Before joining the firm in 2006, he was an equity analyst covering the energy sector for Evergreen Investments in Boston, an investment-banking analyst at Alex. Brown & Sons, a vice president in equity research at Merrill Lynch and an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley. Mr. McKinney has a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania. He is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Could you tell me a little bit about the firm?

Mr. McKinney: NFJ is a value-oriented investment boutique based in Dallas, Texas. We have maintained a focus