Hedge Fund - Ariel Investments

John W. Rogers Bio, Returns, AUM, Net Worth

John W. Rogers launched Ariel Investments in 1983 after working as a stockbroker for 2.5 years at William Blair & Company, LLC. In 2008, John was awarded Princeton University’s highest honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award, presented each year to the alumni whose career embodies a commitment to national service. He received an AB in economics from Princeton University where he served as captain of the 1979–80 Ivy League co-champion Princeton Tigers men's basketball team.

John W. Rogers launched Ariel Investments in 1983 after working as a stockbroker for 2.5 years at William Blair & Company, LLC. In 2008, John was awarded Princeton University’s highest honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award, presented each year to the alumni whose career embodies a commitment to national service. He received an AB in economics from Princeton University where he served as captain of the 1979–80 Ivy League co-champion Princeton Tigers men's basketball team.

When he started his own investment company, the sole major account he had was the $100,000 worth of Howard University's endowment fund. In the period from 1983 to 1986, Ariel Capital's managed assets grew to $45 million.

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John W. Rogers
Fund Profile
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Fund Name: Ariel Investments
Manager John W. Rogers
Portfolio Value $10,935,115,000
Change This QTR +1.03%
Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
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No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port History
1. MSGE 5,640,442 $409,891 +76% 3.74%
2. BIDU 2,600,474 $399,823 +13% 3.65%
3. PM 4,074,547 $386,226 +2% 3.53%
4. LAZ 8,002,993 $366,537 +5% 3.35%
5. FAF 5,266,471 $353,117 -3% 3.22%
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