General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 2, 2003

James Chaney – Mercator Asset Management Lp

JAMES E. CHANEY is a General Partner of Mercator Asset Management, LP. He is currently responsible for the Japanese market and Scandinavia. Mr. Chaney began his investment career in 1985 as Vice President of International Equities at General Electric Investments. His responsibilities included research and portfolio management in addition to the development of a new money management subsidiary. In 1991 Mr. Chaney joined Templeton Investment Counsel and became an Executive Vice President. He managed $5.2 billion in international and global assets, including separate accounts and several institutional mutual funds. He also served on the Portfolio Strategy Committee and participated in institutional marketing efforts. In 1996, Mr. Chaney joined Hansberger Global Investors and, until joining Mercator, was Chief Investment Officer, responsible for the firm's research and portfolio management activities. He earned an MBA degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, an MS degree from Northeastern University and a BS degree from the University of Massachusetts. He is a member of the Association of Investment Management and Research, the Investment Counsel Association of America, and the South Florida Financial Analysts Society. Profile
TWST: Would you give us an overview of Mercator Asset Management

and your responsibilities there?

Mr. Chaney: Mercator Asset Management was established 18 years

ago. Today we manage about $4