General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 6, 2014
Long-Term Investing in High-Quality Growth Companies
George P. Fraise is the Portfolio Manager for the American Beacon SGA Growth Fund at Sustainable Growth Advisers. He is an Analyst, a Portfolio Manager and a member of the Investment Committee at Sustainable Growth Advisers. He is also a member of the firm’s Advisory Board. Prior to founding Sustainable Growth Advisers with Gordon Marchand and Rob Rohn in 2003, Mr. Fraise was Executive Vice President of Yeager, Wood & Marshall, Inc, since 2000 where he was a member of the investment policy committee, a member of the board of Directors and Co-Manager of the John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund and the U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund, Ltd, an offshore fund. Mr. Fraise began his investment career in 1987 as an international Equity Analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert. In 1990, he joined Smith Barney as a Senior Analyst responsible for the global coverage of electrical equipment stocks. He also held a Senior Analyst position at Chancellor Capital Management. In 1997, he joined Scudder Kemper Investments where he was Senior Vice President and Co-Manager of the Scudder Large Company Growth Fund. George has a B.A. from Trinity College and an MBA in finance and international business from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He grew up overseas and is fluent in French. Mr. Fraise has 26 years of investment experience and 10 years of experience at SGA. Profile
TWST: Could you please start with an overview of the American Beacon SGA Global Growth Fund and a look at what your portfolio management team is like?