General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 9, 2016

Managing a Go-Anywhere, All-Cap Asia Pacific Strategy

Siazon, Ken Ichikawa
Ken Ichikawa Siazon is a Portfolio Manager and Principal for Southeastern Asset Management, Inc., an employee-owned, global investment management firm, which focuses on value equity investing and is the investment adviser for the Longleaf Partners Funds. Mr. Siazon joined Southeastern in 2006 and is based in the firm's Singapore office. He heads the Asian research effort and is Portfolio Manager for Southeastern's Asia Pacific Strategy. Previously, Mr. Siazon worked with Lehman Brothers in Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong; J.P. Morgan in Hong Kong and New York; Ford Motor Company in Tokyo; and Fuji Bank in Tokyo. Mr. Siazon received his bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Virginia and holds a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an introduction to Southeastern Asset Management? Tell us a little bit about the firm's history, the kinds of clients you serve and a bit about your role