Channing Capital Management, LLC Profile
Channing Capital Management, LLC is an investment management firm based out of Chicago, Illinois. The company was originally established in 2003 by Wendell Eric Mackey and Eric Taylor McKissack, both of whom are still with the company and of whom McKissack acts as the CEO and CIO of the firm. Channing Capital Management conducts its research internally, utilizing a fundamental methodology to make its investment decisions. The company invests with a bottom up stock picking approach, allocating its assets in the value stocks of small to mid-cap companies in the public equity markets within the United States. Channing Capital Management invests most heavily in the finance sector, which alone makes up over a quarter of the firm’s total asset allocations, and also invests in the industrials, which makes up another fifth of its allocations, consumer discretionary, information technology, and energy sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company holds its allocations for just under 16 quarters on average although the firm only holds its top 10 allocations for 1.8 quarters on average. In the most recent quarter, Channing Capital Management had a turnover rate of approximately 9.2%. Channing Capital Management now operates with 15 employees of which 6 are investment professionals. The company currently oversees over $2.1 billion in total assets under management spread across 58 total accounts, all of which are discretionary accounts. Both of Channing Capital Management’s total number of accounts and total assets under management have been increasing in recent years with its total assets under management growing significantly, increasing from $470 million back in 2010 to well over four times that amount today. The company currently offers a variety of strategies including its Small Cap Value, Mid Cap Value, All Cap Value, SMID Cap Value, and Large Cap Value strategies.