General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 20, 2015

Investing in Defensive, Quality Names in the Small-Cap Space

Tugman, Justin J.
Justin Tugman is a Portfolio Manager for Perkins Investment Management responsible for co-managing the Perkins Small Cap Value and Perkins Mid Cap Value strategies. He has co-managed the Small Cap Value strategy since March 2009 and the Mid Cap Value strategy since March 2015. Mr. Tugman served as a research analyst covering the energy and utility sectors upon joining Perkins in June 2004 through December 2012. Prior to joining Perkins, Mr. Tugman worked at Simmons & Company International as an analyst covering the energy sector during his four-year tenure at the firm. Mr. Tugman received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Wyoming and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Tulane University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 15 years of financial industry experience. Profile
TWST: What are you seeing right now in the small-cap space as a whole? 

Mr. Tugman: Off of the lows in 2009, we felt coming into 2014 that the small caps were susceptible to more