Peter Langerman | Franklin Mutual Advisers | Peter Langerman & Philippe Brugere-Trelat
Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC
101 John F. Kennedy Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Peter Langerman and Philippe Brugere-Trelat are the portfolio managers for the segment of the Value Fund's assets managed by Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC ("Franklin Mutual").
Brugere-Trelat is executive vice president of Mutual Series.
He is portfolio manager of the Mutual European Fund, co-portfolio manager of the Mutual International Fund and co-portfolio manager of the Mutual Global Discovery products, which include: Mutual Global Discovery Fund, FTVIP Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Securities Fund, the Luxemberg-registered FTIF Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund and the Canadian Mutual Discovery Fund.
He also manages the Luxemburg-registered FTIF Franklin Mutual European Fund.
brings over 25 years of experience in the European equity markets.
is intimately familiar with Mutual Series
' approach to investing, having begun his
career with the team in 1984 under Max Heine and Michael Price.
spent over 10 years (1984-1994) following European investments for the funds.
Prior to rejoining Mutual Series in 2004, Brugere-Trelat was president and portfolio manager of Eurovest, a French-registered fund exclusively invested in European equity markets (1996-2004).
Before that, he was a principal of Omega Advisors, Inc., a large New York based hedge fund, where he was responsible for European equity markets (1994-1996).
has been a sub-advisor to the Value Fund since the inception of the Value Fund in 2000.
Langerman and Brugere-Trelat
manage approximately 30% of the Value Fund's assets.
After identifying a new investment possibility, Langerman, Brugere-Trelat
and the analysts engage in intensive fundamental research of the company, which often includes meetings with company management, visits to facilities, and discussions with competitors and others knowledgeable about the business.