Fairpointe Capital, LLC is an investment management firm located in Chicago, Il.  The firm is 100% employee-owned and majority women-owned.

Fairpointe Capital provides separate account management to institutional and individual clients and offers sub-advisory services to domestic and international clients. The firm managed $549 million in total assets as of December 31, 2020.

Fairpointe Capital manages two equity strategies – the firm’s flagship strategy Mid-Cap Equity, which has a 20-year track record; and ESG Equity, an all-cap strategy, which was introduced in January 2018.

Our mission is to provide our clients with superior investment performance over the long term, while minimizing downside risk. We aim to accomplish this in each strategy by following a disciplined bottom-up valuation-based approach for managing our portfolios. We encourage a work environment based on high ethical and fiduciary standards.

Women of the Street

Fairpointe’s own CEO Thyra Zerhusen and Portfolio Manager Frances Tuite are mentioned in the book “Women of the Street: Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (and How You Can Too)” by Meredith A. Jones and published by Palgrav Macmillan.

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Fairpointe Capital is majority women-owned and is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

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