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Distinguished Speaker Series: Ralph Wanger, CFA (Ended)


Dividends: Please Sir, May I Have Some More?

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, January 25, 2007 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12 Noon
The Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Introduction by David L. Frank, CFA

Biography: Ralph Wanger, 72, is the former chief investment officer and president of Wanger Asset Management, the company that he founded in 1992 after resigning from Harris Associates and taking the Acorn Fund with him. He managed the Acorn Fund from its inception in June 1970 through September 30, 2003, when he announced his retirement. Mr. Wanger remains affiliated with the firm as an active trustee of the Columbia Acorn Trust, Wanger Advisors Trust and Wanger Investment Company PLC. Mr. Wanger also serves on two Chicago-area boards including the Museum of Science and Industry and the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is also a member of the Jewish Federation finance committee.

Since 1970, when he began managing the Acorn Fund, assets of the Fund have grown from $8 million to more than $13 billion. Mr. Wanger has been featured in Barrons, The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Forbes, Fortune, Kiplinger's, The Los Angeles Times, Money, Newsweek, The New York Times, SmartMoney, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Worth Magazine. Mr. Wanger has also written a book on investments, A Zebra in Lion Country: Ralph Wanger's Guide to Investment Survival.

Eligible for 1 credit hour

This Luncheon Program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program. Please see http://www.cfainstitute.org/memresources/pdprogram/ for more information.

Location:
The Union League Club
65 W. Jackson Blvd.

Date:
Thursday, January 25

Time:
11:30am: Registration
12:00pm: Luncheon begins followed by the presentation

Menu:
Chef's Choice (Fruit Plate available upon request)

Fee:
Member
$45 (cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

Student-Member
$10 (cash, check or credit card)*

Non-Member
$55 (cash, check or credit card)*

*We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club.
**We require a credit card guarantee for ALL reservations**

Attire:
Business Casual (No jeans permitted)

Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Cancellations accepted until 5pm, January 24. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins.

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