General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 30, 2005


CHARLES H. WANG is the co-director of research and senior portfolio manager at Acadian Asset Management, a leading institutional global equity manager with around $16 billion in assets under management. Before joining Acadian, he was vice president at Putnam Investments in the global asset allocation team, and has 12 years' investment experience. He has spoken extensively at industry and academic conferences and published in leading US and Chinese investment journals. His article 'Global Asset Allocation: Philosophy, Process and Performance' was published in the Journal of Investing and won Institutional Investor's best paper award in 2000. At Acadian, Mr. Wang leads research efforts in global investing, developed the emerging markets country strategy and co-manages $4 billion emerging markets portfolios and helps manage other global portfolios. Mr. Wang holds a BS in mathematics from Beijing University, an MS from the University of Massachusetts and a PhD in finance from Yale School of Management. He is a member of the Q Group and Boston Committee on Foreign Relations. Profile
TWST: Would you start with a brief overview of Acadian Asset Management

and what you do there?

Mr. Wang: Acadian Asset Management is an institutional money manager. We

manage global equities