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

Investing in Financial Services via Mutual and Hedge Funds

Anton Schutz founded Mendon Capital Advisors in 1996 with a long/short and event-driven investment strategy focused exclusively on investing in the financial services sector. Mr. Schutz is responsible for the definition and implementation of portfolio strategy for the fund. Mr. Schutz has been in the investment and risk-management business since 1986, focusing on investment and portfolio management. He served as a Senior Vice President at RBC Dain Rauscher in institutional sales trading in the financial institutions group. He 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. Mr. Schutz is also the Portfolio Manager of the Burnham Financial Services Fund and the Burnham Financial Industries Fund. 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 inThe Wall Street Journal,Barronís,The New York Times,Financial Times,Business Week,Investorsí Business Daily andSmart Money. Mr. Schutz graduated from Franklin & Marshall College and obtained an MBA in finance from Fordham University. Profile
TWST: Tell us about your background and about Mendon Capital Management.

Mr. Schutz: I started my career in the banking industry, and I spent 10 years with Chase Manhattan Bank. I