General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 24, 2017

Identifying Undervalued, Quality Companies in Japan

Hosomizu, Masa
Masakazu Hosomizu is a Partner and Portfolio Manager of RMB Capital Management LLC. He joined the firm in September 2013 as a Portfolio Manager. In his role, Mr. Hosomizu directly oversees the firm’s international equity investments, engaging in a disciplined research process that includes both qualitative and quantitative analysis, which is supported by regular research travels for meetings with companies and their management teams. Prior to joining RMB, Mr. Hosomizu spent eight years with Coghill Capital Management and held various roles within Nomura Securities Company, the largest brokerage and investment banking firm in Japan. He earned his bachelor’s degree in law from The University of Tokyo, his MBA in finance and accounting from The University of Chicago, and is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Could you tell me a little bit about the firm?

Mr. Hosomizu: RMB Capital started in Chicago more than 10 years ago — originally as a wealth management firm