General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 6, 1999

Lawrence R. Creatura – Clover Capital Management

LAWRENCE R. CREATURA is a Portfolio Manager at Clover Capital Management, where he co-manages the Clover Small Cap Value Fund. This is a no-load mutual fund focused on small, undervalued stocks. From inception to 9/30/99, the fund has posted an annualized return of 13.0% vs. a 9.4% return for the Russell 2000. Prior to working for Clover Capital, Mr. Creatura spent five years working as a laser engineer in various positions in the Rochester area and Australia. He has a BS in Optics and an MBA from the University of Rochester. Mr. Creatura is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the Rochester Society of Security Analysts and the Association for Investment Management and Research. Through the Junior Achievement program, Mr. Creatura is a volunteer high school economics teacher. He lives in Rochester with his wife, Kate and their three children. In his spare time he enjoys running and mountain climbing, having completed major climbs in Mexico, Alaska, Africa and the Himalayas. Profile
TWST: First of all, what is the philosophy behind the Clover Small Cap

Value Fund?

Mr. Creatura: We are a genuine small cap value fund in the sense that we

are buying the smallest, cheapest