Michael Keppler

is the founder, President and Chief Investment Officer of Keppler Asset Management Inc., a boutique investment management and advisory firm he founded in 1992. An early critic of Modern Portfolio Theory and one of the pioneers of active quantitative portfolio management, Michael Keppler takes a highly disciplined, long-term strategic approach to investing. Before founding Keppler Asset Management, he worked in various capacities in the securities business with Commerzbank AG in both Frankfurt and New York. Between 1983 and 1985, he received special training at Morgan Stanley and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. From 1987 through 1992, he headed the Global Investment Strategy, Portfolio Management and Institutional Sales Departments of Commerzbank Capital Markets Corporation in New York.

Michael Keppler holds a Diplomkaufmann (equivalent to a Master’s) degree from the University of Regensburg. He coauthored the book Emerging Markets: Research, Strategies and Benchmarks (McGraw-Hill, 1997) and has published in leading investment journals both in the United States and in Germany.

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