LOS ANGELES--()--Aristotle Capital Management, LLC (“Aristotle”), a value equity investment manager for institutional and high net worth clients, today announced the hiring of Dennis R. Sugino as managing director.
“For over three decades, I have worked on institutional investment issues, policies and processes from the perspectives of a chief investment officer, investment consultant and investment business entrepreneur. I look forward to using these experiences for the benefit of Aristotle and its clients.”
Dennis will be a member of the firm’s executive leadership team. He will provide insight and recommendations across the entire infrastructure of the organization. He will also utilize his extensive experience with institutional investors and investment consulting organizations to further enhance the firm’s investor relations and business opportunities.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Dennis to Aristotle," said Howard Gleicher, CEO and chief investment officer of the firm. "His investment consulting credentials will be invaluable to our organization. As a member of our executive leadership team, he will play an active role in the future of our company and also help us to identify and evaluate new investment strategies that leverage our skills and meet the expectations of our clients.”
“I look forward to working with Dennis. His insight and perspective will be extremely beneficial as we continue to strengthen our core businesses, build new investment strategies and expand distribution channels to address client needs,” said Steve Borowski, president of Aristotle.
“I am thrilled to join the Aristotle team and look forward to working with these successful industry veterans to grow this dynamic employee owned organization,” said Sugino. “For over three decades, I have worked on institutional investment issues, policies and processes from the perspectives of a chief investment officer, investment consultant and investment business entrepreneur. I look forward to using these experiences for the benefit of Aristotle and its clients.”
“I have professionally and personally known some of the Aristotle principals for nearly 20 years. As such, I was not surprised by the high integrity and deep talent of the executive leadership and professional staff. Richard Hollander, Howard Gleicher, and everyone I have met at Aristotle, possess a strong sense of fiduciary duty, professionalism and company camaraderie. This team has a long history of investment success and we are all excited about the opportunity to create value for our clients,” Sugino added.
Prior to Aristotle, Dennis was a co-founder and president of Cliffwater LLC, an investment consulting firm specializing in alternative investments for institutional clients from 2004 to 2012. The company assisted clients globally in their allocations to hedge funds, private equity, and real assets. The company was engaged in sourcing and gaining access to top-tier funds, conducting due diligence, and providing ongoing risk management and monitoring of client portfolios. From 1992 to 2004, Dennis was a managing director and principal of Wilshire Associates where he directed a team focused on complex investment consulting relationships with institutional clients. From 1986 to 1992, Dennis was the chief investment officer of the multi-billion dollar Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension Systems.
Dennis is a member of the CFA Institute. He holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Management from California State University, Dominguez Hills and a M.A. in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.
About Aristotle Capital Management, LLC
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC ("Aristotle") is a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 for institutional and high net worth clients. The firm employs a fundamental, bottom-up research process to drive investments, and offers multiple investment solutions including Domestic Equity, a developed markets International Equity strategy, Global Equity and a less constrained Global Opportunity strategy. Visit www.aristotlecap.com for more information.