General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 7, 2009

International Value Investing In China & Japan – Lei Wang – Thornburg Investment Management

Lei Wang is a managing director and co-portfolio manager of the Thornburg International Value Fund. His primary responsibilities include portfolio management and analyzing companies. He is also responsible for evaluating existing positions and overall portfolio performance. He joined Thornburg Investment Management in 2004 as an associate portfolio manager and in 2006 was promoted to co-portfolio manager for the International Value Fund and was also named managing director. Prior to joining Thornburg, Lei served as an associate for Deutsche Bank as well as Enso Capital Management. He has also worked as a bank supervision manager at China's central bank. Lei holds a BA degree and an MA degree from East China Normal University and an MBA degree from New York University. He is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Please start with an overview of your fund, the Thornburg International Value Fund. And if you would, please describe your investment philosophy.

Mr. Wang: Thornburg International Value Fund