General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 12, 2004


CHARLES DE VAULX is Senior Vice President of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Advisers, Inc. and Co-Portfolio Manager of the First Eagle Family of Funds. A native of France, he graduated from the cole Suprior de Commerce de Rouen and holds the French equivalent of a Master's degree in Finance. In 1985 Mr. de Vaulx joined Socit Gnrale, one of France's major banks. After two years as a credit analyst he became a securities analyst for the original SoGen International Fund. In 1999, the SoGen Funds were acquired by Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder and subsequently named the First Eagle SoGen Funds and as of December 31, 2002, the First Eagle Funds. Mr. de Vaulx is the co-manager of the First Eagle Global, Overseas, U.S. Value, and Gold Funds. He has been a featured speaker at the annual Morningstar Mutual Fund Conference, the Atlanta Investment Conference and is a frequent participant at regional financial symposiums. Profile
TWST: Let's start with a brief overview of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder

Advisers, Inc., the First Eagle Global Fund, as well as the other First

Eagle Funds you manage.

Mr. de Vaulx: The First