General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 1, 2019

Constructing Concentrated Portfolios Through On-the-Ground Research

Cook, Michael
Michael Cook is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of SouthernSun Asset Management. In his over 30 years of experience as a research analyst and portfolio manager, Mr. Cook has developed a unique investment philosophy and process, which serves as the core of the firm’s U.S. and global equity strategies. Throughout his career, he has been featured and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Bloomberg Markets magazine and has been a speaker on CNBC, Fox Business News and Bloomberg TV. Mr. Cook attended Covenant College and the OCCA Business Programme, Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford, and is a member of the CFA Institute. Profile
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TWST: Could you tell me a little about the firm?

Mr. Cook: The firm is celebrating its 30th anniversary. In a lot of ways, we really have not