General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 12, 2013

Value in Small-Cap Asset-Heavy Companies

Cinnamond, Eric
Eric K. Cinnamond, CFA, serves as a Vice President as well as a Portfolio Manager for the ASTON/River Road’s Independent Value Portfolio at River Road Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Cinnamond has 20 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining River Road Asset Management LLC, Mr. Cinnamond served as Lead Portfolio Manager of Intrepid Capital Management’s small-cap strategy, Co-Portfolio Manager and Analyst at Evergreen Asset Management, and Portfolio Manager at First Union National Bank of Florida. Mr. Cinnamond holds a BBA in finance from Stetson University and an MBA from the University of Florida. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1996 and is a member of the CFA Institute. Profile
TWST: For our first question, can you give us an overview of the fund, its holdings and its objectives?

Mr. Cinnamond: Sure. The objective is very different than most small-cap funds in