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

Finding Best-in-Class Growth Investments with a Globally Unconstrained Philosophy

Barth, Brad
Brad Barth is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst at Grandeur Peak Global Advisors, LLC. Mr. Barth is a Portfolio Manager of the Grandeur Peak Global Reach Fund (MUTF:GPROX) and the Grandeur Peak International Stalwarts Fund (MUTF:GISOX). He is also a Senior Research Analyst with a specialty focus on the global financial sector. He is a key member of the team covering Northern Europe. Mr. Barth joined Grandeur Peak in 2015 from Goldman Sachs, where he was an EMEA financial institutions analyst for four years. In this role, he covered French and Benelux financial institutions during the European sovereign debt crisis. Mr. Barth graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in philosophy and received a Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics. He has taught a graduate-level game theory at the University of Utah. Mr. Barth has lived in London and Sao Paulo and speaks Portuguese. Mr. Barth and his wife, Brittany, have two children. Mr. Barth enjoys reading and writing. Profile
Babbitt, Keefer
Keefer Babbitt is a global Research Analyst on the Energy & Materials industry team at Grandeur Peak Global Advisors, LLC. He is part of the International Stalwarts team and is a key member of the team covering South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the Nordics. He joined Grandeur Peak Global Advisors in 2012 and is currently a CFA Level III candidate. Mr. Babbitt graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with a B.S. in finance. He was the President of the University of Utah Finance Club and Treasurer at Beta Theta Pi – Gamma Beta Chapter. Mr. Babbitt and his wife, Riley, live in Salt Lake City. Mr. Babbitt enjoys running, traveling and playing basketball. Profile
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TWST: Could you tell me a little about the firm?

Mr. Barth: At Grandeur Peak, we manage global long-only equity funds. We focus on what we