General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 27, 2003

R.elise Baum – Merrill Lynch Investment Managers

R. ELISE BAUM is Senior Portfolio Manager of the Merrill Lynch Small Cap Value Fund, Inc., and the Merrill Lynch Mid Cap Value Fund, Inc. She joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1993 as a member of the investment team of the Merrill Lynch Small Cap Value fund, Inc. Previously, she was a Consultant for the Merrill Lynch Global Allocation Fund, Inc., and a Senior Analyst for the Merrill Lynch Equity Index Trust. From 1985 to 1987 Ms. Baum was a Financial Analyst for Lockheed Finance Corporation. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Economy from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master's degree in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Baum is a CFA' charterholder. Profile
TWST: Can we start with a brief overview of Merrill Lynch Investment

Managers and your specific responsibilities there?

Ms. Baum: Merrill Lynch is one of the largest investment managers in