John David Gottfurcht

Founder & President at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

John David Gottfurcht

John David Gottfurcht

Founder & President at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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39

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2

Birthday

07/1944

Age

74

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Chief Executive Officer & Principal at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Chief Investment Officer & Principal at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Head Trader at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager & Principal at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

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John David Gottfurcht
Founder & President at SSI Investment Management, Inc.
Career History
Founder & President
2011 - Current

SSI Investment Management invests primarily, but not exclusively, in equity, convertible and fixed income securities that are traded publicly in US and non US markets.SSI's Core Equity Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the S&P 500 with similar risk. The strategy combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select the best long portfolio candidates. The portfolio typically holds 80-140 equity positions, which are widely diversified across large- and mid-cap companies with strong growth and value characteristics.SSI’s Outright Discretionary Convertible Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the BofA Merrill Lynch All Convertibles (VXA0) Index. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select positions based on relative valuation and risk attributes. Portfolios normally hold 90-130 convertible bonds and/or preferreds. All credit ratings are considered. SSI’s Outright Investment Grade Convertible Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the BofA Merrill Lynch Investment Grade Bonds (V0S1) Index. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select positions based on relative valuation and risk attributes. Portfolios typically hold 35-65 investment grade convertible securities.SSI’s Hedged Convertible Income Strategy seeks to generate 90-Day Treasury Bills plus 300 basis points, with low-to-moderate volatility and minimal correlation to major capital markets. The strategy is offered on an unlevered basis as a fixed income substitute. The portfolio normally holds 75-125 convertible bonds and/or preferreds. Positions are generally hedged with the common stock of the same underlying company to minimize volatility. SSI's Hedged Convertible Opportunity Strategy seeks to generate alpha with moderate-to-high volatility using up to 3x leverage. The portfolio typically contains 75-125 convertible bonds and/or preferreds with each position hedged with the common stock of the same underlying company to minimize volatility.SSI’s Flexible Allocation Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above a benchmark comprised of 60% of the total return of the S&P 500 and 40% of the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index. It invests in a portfolio primarily of ETFs, but may include ETNs and other mutual funds. Exposure to various asset classes may range from 0-100%.SSI's Balanced strategy seeks to produce excess returns above a benchmark comprised of 50-70% S&P 500 and 30-50% Lehman Brothers Intermediate-term Treasury Bonds with similar volatility. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select the best long portfolio candidates. The portfolio normally holds 85-140 equity positions, with up to 70% of the portfolio allocated to mid- to large-cap stocks, with strong growth and value characteristics. The remaining 30-50% is allocated to high quality bonds including Treasuries, high grade corporates, convertibles and municipal securities.

Portfolio Manager
Current
Executive Officer
Current
Boards & Committees
Chairman, Investment Policy Committee
Current

SSI Investment Management invests primarily, but not exclusively, in equity, convertible and fixed income securities that are traded publicly in US and non US markets.SSI's Core Equity Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the S&P 500 with similar risk. The strategy combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select the best long portfolio candidates. The portfolio typically holds 80-140 equity positions, which are widely diversified across large- and mid-cap companies with strong growth and value characteristics.SSI's Outright Discretionary Convertible Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the BofA Merrill Lynch All Convertibles (VXA0) Index. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select positions based on relative valuation and risk attributes. Portfolios normally hold 90-130 convertible bonds and/or preferreds. All credit ratings are considered.SSI's Outright Investment Grade Convertible Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the BofA Merrill Lynch Investment Grade Bonds (V0S1) Index. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select positions based on relative valuation and risk attributes. Portfolios typically hold 35-65 investment grade convertible securities.SSI's Hedged Convertible Income Strategy seeks to generate 90-Day Treasury Bills plus 300 basis points, with low-to-moderate volatility and minimal correlation to major capital markets. The strategy is offered on an unlevered basis as a fixed income substitute. The portfolio normally holds 75-125 convertible bonds and/or preferreds. Positions are generally hedged with the common stock of the same underlying company to minimize volatility.SSI's Hedged Convertible Opportunity Strategy seeks to generate alpha with moderate-to-high volatility using up to 3x leverage. The portfolio typically contains 75-125 convertible bonds and/or preferreds with each position hedged with the common stock of the same underlying company to minimize volatility.SSI's Flexible Allocation Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above a benchmark comprised of 60% of the total return of the S&P 500 and 40% of the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index. It invests in a portfolio primarily of ETFs, but may include ETNs and other mutual funds. Exposure to various asset classes may range from 0-100%.SSI's Balanced strategy seeks to produce excess returns above a benchmark comprised of 50-70% S&P 500 and 30-50% Lehman Brothers Intermediate-term Treasury Bonds with similar volatility. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select the best long portfolio candidates. The portfolio normally holds 85-140 equity positions, with up to 70% of the portfolio allocated to mid- to large-cap stocks, with strong growth and value characteristics. The remaining 30-50% is allocated to high quality bonds including Treasuries, high grade corporates, convertibles and municipal securities.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
Political Donations
$2,000
2008
$2,000
2004

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

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Ssi Convertible Income Fund Ii LP raised money in a private placement transaction