General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 20, 2010

Multi-cap Fundamental Value Investing – Nick Tompras – Acr-alpine Capital Research

Nick Tompras, CFA is the President and Chief Investment Officer for ACR-Alpine Capital Research. Mr. Tompras has over 19 years' experience in the investment management industry. He founded the firm, and developed its core investment strategies and research process. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Tompras was a Portfolio Manager for the $12 billion asset management operation of a St. Louis-based bank. He managed the bank's private foundation and was instrumental in establishing the trust company's investment policies for endowments. Mr. Tompras has a B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and he attained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Profile
TWST: Give me some background on ACR-Alpine Capital Research. When did you start the company and why did you start it?

Mr. Tompras: I founded the firm Nov. 1, 1999. We managed to get some money up and