General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 10, 2000
James Benson – Harris Associates Lp
JAMES P. BENSON is a Portfolio Manager and Analyst with Harris
Associates LP, where he co-manages The Oakmark Small Cap Fund.
Previously, he was an Executive Vice President and Director of Equity
Research for Ryan Beck & Co., Vice President and Special Assistant to
the Chairman of The Dime Savings Bank of New York, and Vice President
and Senior Equity Analyst for Drexel Burnham Lambert. A Chartered
Financial Analyst, Mr. Benson has 18 years of investment experience. He
holds a Bachelor's degree from Westminster College and an MM from
Northwestern University. Profile
TWST: What is the philosophy behind The Oakmark Small Cap Fund?
Mr. Benson: What we try to do is find companies, irrespective of
industry, that are trading at a significant discount to their