General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 23, 2009

Investing In Industrial Products & Services – Alexander J. Roepers – Atlantic Investment Management, Inc.

Roepers, Alex
Alexander Roepers, 61, is the President and Chief Investment Officer at Atlantic Investment Management, which he founded in 1988. He has 38 years of experience in the sector. He founded Atlantic in 1988. Earlier, he worked at Thyssen-Bornemisza Group and Dover Corporation. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1984 and a bachelor’s degree from Nijenrode University, the Netherlands School of Business in 1980. Profile
TWST: Why don't you start with an overview of Atlantic Investment Management and the investment philosophy there?

Mr. Roepers: I started Atlantic Investment in 1988 after seven years working for two