Chicago Booth Breakfast Series Sponsored by Fidelity with Sammy Simnegar
November 20, 2015: 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM
The Finance Breakfast is an opportunity for alumni to gather to listen to a thought leader in finance and discuss an investment theme. Our featured speaker is Sammy Simnegar.
245 Summer Street
Sammy Simnegar, a portfolio manager for Fidelity Asset Management, will discuss the current state of the Chinese economy and his view on investment opportunities in that market.
Please note, you must pre-register to attend this event due to security at the venue.
Sammy Simnegar (Speaker)
Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Asset Management
Sammy Simnegar is a portfolio manager for Fidelity Asset Management. Mr. Simnegar manages Fidelity Emerging Markets Fund (incl. Advisor & VIP) and Fidelity Int'l Capital Appreciation Fund (incl. Advisor & VIP)
Since joining Fidelity in 1998 as an equity research analyst, Mr. Simnegar has followed a number of domestic industries, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), lodging, banks and telecommunications. In 2003, he joined the Emerging Markets team and covered companies in the energy, materials and industrials sectors within developing countries. Mr. Simnegar began managing Fidelity International Capital Appreciation Fund in Jan 2008. He managed the non-U.S. portion of Fidelity Advisor Global Capital Appreciation Fund from January 2008 to February 2010. Mr. Simnegar assumed management responsibilities for Fidelity Emerging Markets Fund (incl. Advisor & VIP series) in October 2012.
Prior to joining Fidelity Investments, Mr. Simnegar worked for JP Morgan & Co. in New York as an equity analyst where he covered companies in REITs from 1997 until 1998. He started his career in 1994 at the Trans-Alliance Group, a consulting group, as a senior trade analyst. Born in 1973, Mr. Simnegar received a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994 and an MBA in international finance from Columbia Business School in 1998.
Brian Albert, '09