Vincent Sellecchia, CFA, Managing Director, is a Portfolio Manager at Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Mr. Sellecchia, joined Tocqueville in 2009 and he manages discretionary and advisory portfolios for individual and institutional accounts. He is also a co-manager of The Delafield Fund and the Tocqueville Select Fund. Prior to joining Tocqueville in 2009, Mr. Sellecchia was the Chief Operating Officer of Delafield Asset Management Inc. The Delafield team joined Reich & Tang Asset Management, LLC in 1991 and later became a division of the firm in 1997, where Mr. Sellecchia became a Managing Director. He joined Delafield Asset Management Inc. in 1980, the year it was founded, and was with the research team at Gabelli & Co. prior to that. Mr. Sellecchia started his investment career as an investment analyst at Irving Trust & Co. in 1976. Mr. Sellecchia earned a B.A. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from New York University.
The Tocqueville Trust
To achieve long-term capital preservation (sufficient growth to outpace inflation over an extended period of time) and growth of capital
- Invest primarily in the equity securities (i.e., common stocks, securities convertible into common stocks or rights or warrants to subscribe for or purchase common stocks) of domestic companies that appear undervalued
- Seek companies influenced by special situations, such as management changes, mergers and acquisitions, or hidden or under-appreciated assets
- Selectively invest in debt securities and preferred stocks that potentially offer significant opportunity for price appreciation
J. Dennis Delafield, CFA, Managing Director, is a Portfolio Manager at Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Mr. Delafield joined Tocqueville in 2009 and manages discretionary and advisory portfolios for individual and institutional accounts. He is also a co-manager of The Delafield Fund and The Select Fund. Prior to joining Tocqueville, Mr. Delafield was a Managing Director of Reich & Tang Asset Management, LLC, which had joined with Mr. Delafield’s Delafield Asset Management, Inc., in 1991. Mr. Delafield founded Delafield Asset Management, Inc., in 1980, after leaving David J. Greene as a Managing Partner, where he was for ten years. Mr. Delafield joined Sterling, Grace & Co. in New York in 1959, where he became the Partner in charge of research in their investment advisory services area. He started his career in 1957 at Security Associates, Inc., in Winter Park, Florida. Mr. Delafield earned a B.A. from Princeton University.
Top Ten Holdings
as of 10/31/2013
% of Total Assets
|Eastman Chemical Company||3.47%|
|Honeywell International Inc.||2.71%|
|Fairchild Semiconductor Intl||2.34%|
|Carpenter Technology Corp||2.19%|
|Stanley Black & Decker Inc.||2.13%|