General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 18, 2002

Nicholas Kaiser – Saturna Capital Corporation

NICHOLAS KAISER is Director and President of Saturna Capital Corporation. He was born in Bellingham, Washington. Mr. Kaiser graduated from Yale College with a degree in Economics and obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1968, with dual majors in International Economics and Finance. He purchased control of Unified Management Corporation (Indianapolis) in 1976, and built it into a mid-sized investment management and brokerage firm. Mr. Kaiser and his family control Saturna Capital through its voting stock. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he is Saturna's Research Director and serves Saturna's Mutual Funds as President and Equity Portfolio Manager. Mr. Kaiser's industry activities include service with the Investment Company Institute (past Governor), Association for Investment Management and Research (past Chapter President), International Association of Financial Planners (past Chapter President) and No-Load Mutual Fund Association (past National President). His voluntary activities include Mt. Baker Council of the Boy Scouts of America (Executive Vice President), St. Paul's Episcopal School (President), B.C.'s Island Trust Fund (Advisor), Fourth Corner Economics Club (Founder), and Bellingham Rotary. Profile
TWST: First, would you give us a brief overview of Saturna

Capital Corporation and your responsibilities there?

Mr. Kaiser: Saturna Capital is a small investment advisor in