Ariel Investments

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Ariel Investments
Genre Investments
Founded 1983
Founder John W. Rogers, Jr.
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois, United States
Owner Minorities

Ariel Investments is an investment company located in Chicago, Illinois. It specializes in small and mid-capitalized stocks based in the United States.[1]

History

Ariel was founded by John W. Rogers, Jr. in 1983, who is Chairman and CEO of the company.[2] Mellody Hobson has been president of the company since May 2000. The company employs 88 people, with the employees and the board owning 95% of the company. It has over $10 billion under management.[3]

Ariel is a minority-owned investment company.[4] It claims to be the largest minority-owned investment firm.[2] The company also supports the African-American Community of Bronzeville by giving its support to non-for-profits such as The Renaissance Collaborative.[5]

References

  1. ^ Dow Jones Newswires, February 19, 2013, TIP SHEET: Ariel Fund Well Positioned for Economic Upturn
  2. ^ a b Quiñones, Eric (2013-07-22). "Former Men's Basketball Captain John Rogers '80 Wins Woodrow Wilson Award". Princeton University. Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  3. ^ "About Ariel". Ariel Investments. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  4. ^ https://www.sec.gov/comments/4-626/4626-35.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.trcwabash.org/sponsors.html

External links

  • Official website
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