General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 20, 2012
Understanding Large-Cap Stocks Beyond GAAP Valuation – Rafael Resendes – Toreador Research and Trading
Rafael Resendes is a Managing Member of The Applied Finance Group International, Co-Founder of The Applied Finance Group, and a founding Managing Director of Toreador Research and Trading. Founded in 1995, The Applied Finance Group — AFG — specializes in understanding the expectations embedded in global stock markets and constructing portfolios with that information to outperform specific benchmarks. Founded in 2006, Toreador Research and Trading applies AFG’s research through its family of mutual funds. Mr. Resendes graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.S. in finance and economic analysis. He obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago. Profile
TWST: Please tell us the history of Toreador Research and Trading.
Mr. Resendes: In many ways, Toreador was a demand-driven product. Dan Obrycki and I started a firm called The Applied Finance Group