Managed by Aristotle Capital Management, LLC (Since 5/25/2012)
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC is a privately owned, registered investment adviser that specializes in equity portfolio management for institutional and individual clients worldwide. They are one of four independent investment teams which collectively operate under a unified platform known as Aristotle. Their mission is to add value with active portfolio management to help their clients reach their long-term financial goals. The firm employs a bottom-up, fundamental investment approach in the management of U.S., international and global equity portfolios.
Howard Gleicher, CFA
Portfolio Manager, CEO and Chief Investment Officer
Howard Gleicher is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Aristotle Capital. Mr. Gleicher began his career in the investment industry in 1985. Prior to founding Aristotle Capital, Mr. Gleicher was co-founder, CEO and CIO at Metropolitan West Capital Management LLC. Mr. Gleicher’s prior investment-related experience includes serving as a principal, portfolio manager and Investment Policy Committee member at Palley-Needelman Asset Management Inc., and as an equity portfolio manager at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO).
Mr. Gleicher earned his bachelor of science and master of science degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also a CFA® charterholder.
Gregory D. Padilla, CFA
Principal, Portfolio Manager, Senior Global Research Analyst
Gregory Padilla is a member of the Aristotle Capital research team and a veteran of the investment industry. Prior to joining Aristotle Capital, Mr. Padilla was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Vinik Asset Management LP and Tradewinds Global Investors LLC. While at Tradewinds, Mr. Padilla was a key member of the All-Cap Equity strategy, the Global All-Cap strategy and Global Natural Resource strategy. During his tenure, these three strategies received Lipper awards for top ranking in their respective categories.
Mr. Padilla earned his bachelor of science degree in finance from Arizona State University and MBA with honors and concentration in investments and financial markets from the University of Southern California. He is a CFA® charterholder.