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A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Daniel LeVan, CFA, the Managing Director of International Equity at Munder Capital Management: International Small-Cap Investing Using a Fundamental Analysis

67 WALL STREET, New York - February 4, 2014 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its current Investing Strategies Report. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with highly experienced Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.

Topics covered: Investing Strategies - Value Investment - Dividend Reinvestment Strategy - Portfolio Managers

Companies include: International Small Caps

In the following excerpt from the Investing Strategies Report, an experienced portfolio manager discusses his investing methodology and top picks for 2014 for investors:

TWST: Can you please give an overview of your firm, how it's structured, and the funds you manage and subadvise.

Mr. LeVan: Munder Capital Management is an independent, privately owned asset management firm serving both institutional and retail investors. Our company and its affiliate, Integrity Asset Management, actively manage over $17 billion of assets. The company is comprised of a collection of boutique investment teams, which are supported by a robust infrastructure. This allows investment teams like mine to solely focus on delivering investment excellence for their clients. We have offices in Birmingham, Michigan; Boston, Massachusetts; and Rocky River, Ohio.

My team and I are based in Boston and we manage international strategies, which include international core, international small cap, emerging markets and emerging markets small cap. Most of these strategies are offered in both separate accounts and mutual funds.

TWST: What are Munder's goals and guiding investment principles? Are they different for every fund?

Mr. LeVan: Yes, due to the independent nature of our investment teams, the goals are unique for each strategy, but Munder Capital Management's main goal is to achieve a high consistency of alpha generation, adding value to the respective mandates. The approach is rooted in the belief that superior risk risk-adjusted returns relative to a benchmark can be achieved over time through rigorous fundamental analysis, risk management and a focus on security selection...

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