General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 5, 2010
Global Deep-value Investing – Sandy Mehta – Value Investment Principals, Ltd.
Sandy Mehta is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Evaluate Research Ltd. He has over 30 years of investment experience and has previously founded investment adviser Value Investment Principals — HK/India — and hedge fund Acumen Capital Management in Boston. Mr. Mehta has previously been a portfolio manager for two 5 Star funds, a $15 billion flagship Global Equity Fund and $2 billion small-cap fund, at Putnam Investments and Wellington Management Co., both in Boston. He also has been the head of a global research team and incubated a $300 million small-cap fund at Putnam. He was the first analyst ever hired by legendary value manager John Rogers at Ariel Capital in Chicago, and also worked with Arnie Schneider and John Neff at Wellington. A Wharton MBA and a CFA, Mr. Mehta has been quoted extensively in the financial press globally. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of your firm, Value Investment Principals, and its investment philosophy.
Mr. Mehta: Value Investment Principals Ltd, or VIP in short, is a very