Brian McMahon is chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Thornburg Investment Management and is responsible for the company’s overall investment activity. He is also portfolio manager of the Thornburg Investment Income Builder Strategy, the Global Opportunities Strategy and the Global Equity Income Strategy. Brian was named president of Thornburg Investment Management in 1997 and CEO in 2008. He was portfolio manager of Thornburg’s laddered municipal bond portfolios from their inception until 2000, and remains actively involved in securities analysis for other Thornburg portfolios. Brian holds an MBA from Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck School and a BA in economics and Russian studies from the University of Virginia.
Vinson Walden is portfolio manager of the Thornburg Global Opportunities Strategy and the Global Equity Income Strategy. He joined the firm as associate portfolio manager in 2002 as a member of the management team for the Thornburg domestic and international strategies and was promoted to portfolio manager in 2006. Vinson is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BS from Boston University and an MBA from Columbia University.
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide investors with long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities, which will typically comprise at least 90% of Net Asset Value (NAV ).