General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 4, 2002

James Yu – John Hancock Funds

JAMES S. YU is Vice President and Portfolio Manager for John Hancock Funds. As a member of Hancock's value team, Mr. Yu supports the John Hancock Large Cap Value Fund, John Hancock Small Cap Value Fund and John Hancock Focused Relative Value Fund. His areas of expertise include energy, consumer goods, health care and technology. Prior to joining the firm in 2000, Mr. Yu was a Vice President for Merrill Lynch Asset Management and an Analyst for the Merrill Lynch Special Value Fund. Previously, he was a Vice President of Equity Research for Gabelli & Company, Inc., following the beverage, consumer goods and food industries. He began his investment career in 1991. Mr. Yu earned a BS in Economics and Finance from Rutgers College and School of Business. He also holds an MBA from Columbia University. Mr. Yu is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR). Profile
TWST: Tell us about John Hancock Funds and your responsibilities there.

Mr. Yu: John Hancock Funds is the mutual fund arm of John Hancock

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