General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 9, 2015

Investing in High-Quality MLPs in the Energy Sector

Michael Clarfeld
Michael Clarfeld is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at ClearBridge Investments LLC. He is a member of the firm’s Income Solutions team and co-manages the Dividend Strategy, Equity Income and Energy MLP products. He joined ClearBridge Investments in 2006 as a research analyst and was named a portfolio manager in 2009. Mr. Clarfeld has 14 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining ClearBridge, he served as an equity analyst at Hygrove Partners and was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs. He is a member of the CFA Institute and of the New York Society of Security Analysts. Mr. Clarfeld received his B.A. in history from Duke University. Profile
TWST: Please start with an overview of ClearBridge Investments before we dig into the firm’s MLP strategy.

Mr. Clarfeld: ClearBridge is a division of Legg Mason. We’re the