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November 13, 2014 12:00 ET

Robert Schott, Former Vice President, General Electric Asset Management, Joins Advisory Board of Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM")

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - November 13, 2014) -

  • Schott Brings Over Thirty Years of Experience to His Role on CSIM Advisory Board
  • Schott Will Provide Strategic Guidance to the Management Team

Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM"), an independent, privately-held investment manager, announced that Robert Schott has agreed to join as an advisory board member. It is expected he will provide strategic guidance to the management team.

Currently Mr. Schott is a Professor of Capital Markets & Risk Management at the University of Connecticut. Formerly Vice President and Portfolio Manager for General Electric Asset Management covering Tactical Asset Allocation, he designed asset allocations and tactical overlays for the $55 billion General Electric Pension Trust. He also provided top down research on global equity, fixed income, currency and commodity markets as well as assessing external hedge fund managers across the alternatives spectrum.

Prior to his time at General Electric Asset Management, Mr. Schott worked for Landesbank Baden-Württemberg ("LBBW") where he managed over $4.6bn in currency assets & liabilities as VP and Director of Capital Markets. Prior to LBBW he was a Managing Director, FX Global Investments & Derivatives for TIAA-CREF, where he managed foreign fixed income and foreign exchange assets for over 8 years. Prior to TIAA-CREF, Mr. Schott spent over 6 years with Sal Oppenheim jr. & CIE in New York where he was Senior Investment Officer & Fund Treasurer. He has also held senior positions at Bank Brussels Lambert, Merrill Lynch, European American Bank (now Citibank) and Marine Midland Bank (HSBC) primarily trading in the currency markets.

Jonathan Gane, Chief Executive Officer of Common Sense Investment Management, LLC, commented, "The management team and I are delighted to welcome Mr. Schott to our Advisory Board. He brings nearly thirty five years of experience in money management and tactical asset allocation. In addition to his deep understanding of global financial markets he has analyzed a wealth of externally managed strategies in the hedge fund and alternatives space. We value the strategic guidance he will provide based on his long tenure in the industry."

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Founded in 1991, Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM") is an independent, privately-held investment manager located in Portland, Oregon. CSIM is a veteran alternative investments solutions provider with a 23 year track record of outperformance, portfolio differentiation and capital preservation.

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