Financial Services >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 24, 2009
Investing In Financial Services – Anton V. Schutz – Mendon Capital Advisors Corp.
Anton V. Schutz is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Mendon Capital
Advisors Corp. Mendon Capital was formed in 1996 with a long/short and event
driven investment strategy focused exclusively on investing in the financial
services sector. He is responsible for the definition and implementation of
portfolio strategy for the Moors & Mendon Master Fund. Mendon Capital along with
Burnham Financial Group launched the Burnham Financial Services Fund (BURKX) in
1999 and the Burnham Financial Industries Fund (BURFX) in 2004. Mendon Capital
is the sub-advisor of both funds. Mr. Schutz has been in the investment and risk
management business since 1986, focusing on investment and portfolio management.
Prior to forming Mendon Capital Advisors in 1996, Mr. Schutz worked at RBC Dain
Rauscher in institutional sales trading in the financial institutions group. Mr.
Schutz also worked at Chase Manhattan Bank for 10 years where his
responsibilities included structuring investment products utilizing hedge funds
and the development and application of financial risk strategies. He is often
interviewed regarding his expertise in the financial services sector. He appears
regularly as a guest on CNBC and Bloomberg, and has been quoted in The Wall
Street Journal, Barron's, The New York Times, Financial Times, BusinessWeek,
Investors' Business Daily, Smart Money and others. Mr. Schutz obtained an MBA
degree from Fordham University in 1988 and graduated from Franklin and Marshall
College in 1986. Profile
TWST: Anton, would you start with a brief overview of your firm and your
Mr. Schutz: As the President of Mendon Capital Advisors, I subadvise two mutual