General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 15, 2013

Investing in Deep-Value Plays

Lysik, Daniel G.
Daniel G. Lysik, CFA, is the Founder and Managing Director of Pratt Capital, LLC. Mr. Lysik serves as the Chief Investment Officer and Lead Portfolio Manager. He served as Managing Director, Head of the Fundamental Equity Team, at PNC Capital Advisors ó formerly Mercantile Capital Advisors. He was the Portfolio Manager of the Fundamental Large-Cap Value Strategy, serving institutional and high net worth clients. Prior to joining Mercantile Capital Advisors, Mr. Lysik was a Partner at Brown Investment Advisory, serving as a large-cap value Portfolio Manager. Mr. Lysik earned a B.S. degree from Rutgers College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He received his CFA designation in 1993 and is a member of the Baltimore Security Analysts Society. Profile
TWST: Tell us about Pratt Capital and why you decided to found the firm.

Mr. Lysik: The equity market dislocation in 2008-2009 not only looked like a great long-term opportunity to be a