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ABOUT Ariel Investments L.L.C.

The investment philosophy from the beginning for Ariel Investments was to invest in great small- and medium-size companies at bargain prices, with true value that would be realized over time. Thirty-five years later, it spans the market cap spectrum from micro- to large-, and covers the world with its international and global offerings.

Location Chicago, IL
Staff 101
Assets Under Management (in millions) 11.600


John W. Rogers Jr.

Chairman & CEO, Ariel Investments

John W. Rogers Jr. is chairman & CEO for Chicago-based Ariel Investments. He earned an AB in economics from Princeton University and founded Ariel Investments in 1983 to employ a patient, value strategy in small and medium-size companies. Rogers sits on several boards, including McDonald’s and NIKE and was awarded Princeton’s highest honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award, presented each year to the alumni whose career embodies a commitment to national service.