General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 5, 2011

Value Investing In Large-cap Companies – Peter C. Santoro – Columbia Management Advisers, Llc

Peter C. Santoro, CFA, is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager on the core equity team for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Santoro has been a member of the investment community since 1996, and he joined the firm in 2003 as part of the 2010 acquisition of Columbia Management Group, LLC. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Santoro served as an Equity Analyst for Rockefeller & Co., Inc., concentrating on the global consumer sector, including media, food and beverage, and retail companies. While at Rockefeller, he was also responsible for managing global portfolios for select clients, monitoring current investments, assessing the current marketplace and making asset-allocation recommendations. Mr. Santoro graduated cum laude from Amherst College in 1994. Profile
TWST: We are going to focus on Columbia's Large Cap Core Fund, but to start, would you please give us a brief history and overview of the firm?

Mr. Santoro: The Columbia Management story began more