General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 7, 2000

James R. Bernstein – Imperial Investments Ltd

JAMES R. BERNSTEIN, founder of Imperial Investments Ltd., serves as both Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. He is also Principal of Ambassador Capital Management Ltd., the general partner for Ambassador Capital Partners LP, a domestic hedge fund. Since he founded the company, Mr. Bernstein has represented domestic and international institutions and was a Fund of Funds manager of an offshore hedge fund. Before founding Imperial Investments in 1993, he was associated with A.G. Edwards and Sons, Cowen Trilogy Management, Oppenheimer & Company, and Drexel Burnham Lambert. He has also served as Principle and Vice President for Monrose Knitwear Corporation, an international manufacturing concern in the apparel industry. Mr. Bernstein holds a Bachelor's degree in General Business from the University of Miami and has appeared on CNBC. Profile
TWST: Would you please introduce your firm and the investment philosophy

which has enabled you to consistently outperform the Dow Jones

Industrial Average and S&P 500?

Mr. Bernstein: I am