David Dreman

DEFINITION of 'David Dreman'

A prominent private investor who founded the investment company Dreman Value Management. David Dreman has also published three books and is on the board of directors for the Institute of Behavioral Finance. He is also the co-editor of the Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets.

BREAKING DOWN 'David Dreman'

Dreman received his juris doctorate in law from the University of Manitoba in 1999. He previously served as a senior investment officer with Seligman Funds and was also the former senior editor for Value Line. His investment company manages money for mutual funds, pension and high net-worth individuals.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Board Of Directors - B Of D

    A group of individuals that are elected as, or elected to act ...
  2. Inside Director

    A board member who is an employee, officer or stakeholder in ...
  3. Behavioral Funds

    Definition of behavioral funds.
  4. Dummy Director

    A person on a company's board of directors who votes and acts ...
  5. Independent Outside Director

    A member of a company's board of directors who was brought in ...
  6. Institutional Fund

    A fund that targets high value investors with low management ...
Related Articles
  1. Managing Wealth

    The Greatest Investors: David Dreman

    David Dreman Born: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1936 Affiliations: ...
  2. Investing

    The Basics Of Corporate Structure

    CEOs, CFOs, presidents and vice presidents: learn how to tell the difference.
  3. Markets

    Need Income? Interest Rates Too Low? Try Utilities!

    During these times of extraordinarily low interest rates, utility stocks fill a void.
  4. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    A Quick Guide On Behavioral Funds

    Investopedia explores the working of behavioral funds, their benefits and risks, and an analysis of their past returns.
  5. Markets

    What Does the Board of Directors Do?

    Every public company must have a board of directors. These boards establish administrative policies including the hiring and firing of executives, the distribution of dividends, and executive ...
  6. Investing

    Introduction To Institutional Investing

    Investopedia explains: Learn about institutional investing and all of the major players in this field.
  7. Managing Wealth

    A Brief Guide To Institutional Investing

    Institutional investors are organizations that manage assets on others' behalf. They include pension funds, investment companies, insurance firms, endowments and private foundations.
  8. Entrepreneurship & Small Business

    The Marketing Director's Pitch

    Are your shoulder's wide enough to carry a company's reputation?
  9. Managing Wealth

    Ares Management: Investment Manager Highlight (ARES)

    Examine the executive management and professional investment team at the global alternative asset management company, Ares Management, L.P.
  10. Managing Wealth

    How To Invest In Private Companies

    It can be tough to invest in a company that doesn't trade on an exchange, but there are also several advantages.
RELATED FAQS
  1. What is the difference between book value and market value

    Learn the differences between book value and market value, and see how investors use each type to determine if a company ... Read Answer >>
  2. Where does a hedge fund get its money?

    Learn how a hedge fund is structured and how the managing partner of the fund goes about the process of finding and soliciting ... Read Answer >>
  3. What is the difference between a company's book value per share and its intrinsic ...

    Book value and intrinsic value are two ways to measure the value of a company.In simple terms, book value is based on the ... Read Answer >>
  4. What is the difference between book value and carrying value

    Dig deeper into the definitions of carrying value and book value, and learn to differentiate between their various financial ... Read Answer >>
  5. Can mutual funds invest in private equity?

    Learn about the mutual funds that invest in private equity by buying shares of investment holdings firms that specialize ... Read Answer >>
  6. Why are private equity investments usually reserved for rich people?

    Learn what investors without a high net worth can do to invest in private equity investments, and discover the benefits and ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  2. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  3. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  4. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
  5. Weighted Average Life - WAL

    The average number of years for which each dollar of unpaid principal on a loan or mortgage remains outstanding. Once calculated, ...
  6. Real Rate Of Return

    The annual percentage return realized on an investment, which is adjusted for changes in prices due to inflation or other ...
Trading Center