Charles de Vaulx is senior VP of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc., and co-portfolio manager of the First Eagle family of funds. A native of France, he graduated from the Ecole Sup?rior de Commerce de Rouen and holds the French equivalent of a master’s degree in finance. In 1985, he joined Soci?t? G?n?rale, one of France’s major banks. After two years as a credit analyst, he became a securities analyst for the original SoGen International Fund. In 1999, the SoGen Funds were acquired by the investment banking firm of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder and subsequently named the First Eagle Global, Overseas, U.S. Value, and Gold funds.