General Investing >> Analyst Interviews >> September 17, 2004

INVESTING IN UNDERVALUED SMALL CAP COMPANIES: JOHN DEYSHER – BERTOLET CAPITAL LLC

John E. Deysher, CFA, is President of Bertolet Capital LLC, adviser to the Pinnacle Value Fund, a diversified, SEC-registered mutual fund. He is responsible for the Fund's daily investment activities and has more than 25 years of experience in the investment management business. From 1990 to 2002, Mr. Deysher was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst with Royce & Associates, LLC, an investment firm specializing in the securities of small-cap companies. Mr. Deysher began his investment career in 1983 with Kidder Peabody & Co., where he managed equity and fixed income portfolios for individuals and small institutions. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University, and master's degrees from Indiana University Bloomington and the University of California, Berkeley. Profile
TWST: Can we start with an overview of the Pinnacle Value Fund?

Mr. Deysher: The Pinnacle Value Fund was launched on April 1, 2003. Its

mandate is to invest in securities of small and