Distinguished Speaker - David N. Dreman
Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, March 25, 2004 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
Members: $45 (cash, check, credit card) or one Function Ticket + $10
Non-Members: $55 (cash, check, credit card) or one Function Ticket + $20
Mr. Dreman was born in 1936 and is the founder, and Chairman of Dreman Value Management, L.L.C. and also the firm's Chief Investment Officer. Dreman Value Management, L.L.C. focuses on the assets of mutual funds, pension, foundation and endowment funds, as well as high net-worth individuals. Mr. Dreman founded his first investment firm, Dreman Value Management, Inc., in 1977 and served as its President and then Chairman to 1995, followed by a similar role at Dreman Value Advisors, Inc. from 1995 to 1997.
Through sub-advisory agreements with Deutsche Investment Management Americas, Inc., Mr. Dreman also manages several mutual funds and annuity products under the Scudder-Dreman name. The Scudder-Dreman High Return Equity Fund's performance has been ranked as number one in the equity and income group by Lipper Analytical Services since the fund's inception in March 18, 1988.
Previously, Mr. Dreman had been an investment advisor and security analyst for more than 20 years. He was Director of New York Research for Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Securities Corp., Senior Investment Officer with J&W Seligman, and Senior Editor with the Value Line Investment Service.
Mr. Dreman's recent best selling book, Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation, was published in the spring of 1998 by Simon & Schuster. His previous widely acclaimed books include Psychology and the Stock Market, (1977); Contrarian Investment Strategy: The Psychology of Stock Market Success, (1980); and The New Contrarian Investment Strategy, (1982). Articles dealing with the success of Mr. Dreman's methods have appeared in many national publications, including Forbes, Barron's, Institutional Investor, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, Money and Fortune magazines.
A regular columnist for Forbes for 22 years, he has made numerous presentations before groups such as the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Society of Quantitative Analysts, the Harvard Medical School, the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the Institute of Psychology and Markets, the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), the National Financial Analysts Seminar, and numerous other academic and professional groups. Mr. Dreman's research findings have also been published in the Financial Analysts Journal, and the Journal of Investing.
Mr. Dreman is also the co-editor of the academic journal, The Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets, a Director of the IFREE Foundation, whose founder Vernon Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics this year, and President of the Dreman Foundation. Mr. Dreman was awarded a Doctor of Laws Degree from the University of Manitoba in 1999 and is a member of the
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