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Philosophy and Disciplined Investment Strategies

About the Firm

Michael Hart founded Hemispheres Investment Management with the objective of providing individual and institutional investors with superior long-term investment returns. Hemispheres aims to achieve such investment results by adhering to its well-defined investment philosophy and executing disciplined investment strategies.

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CEO and Director of International Research

Michael Hart has over 30 years of capital market experience. From 2007 to 2013, he worked as a Managing Director at Tradewinds Global Investors, where he was a global equity and emerging market equity portfolio manager and a global securities analyst. Prior to Tradewinds, Michael founded and operated Hemisphere Asset Management from 2000 to 2007; the Firm managed global equity, fixed income, and balanced accounts for individuals and institutions. From 1989 to 2000, he helped manage the investment portfolios of the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies as a Senior Portfolio Manager.

During this institutional tenure, Michael spent eight years working as a portfolio manager of emerging market debt investments and four years as a portfolio manager of international equities. While at Farmers, he helped increase the value of the insurer’s international investments to over $1.1 billion from approximately $50 million; he also received Awards of Merit for generating outstanding returns as a portfolio manager of foreign fixed income and equity investments