Dan Kim joins Saturna as Senior Investment Analyst

Bellingham WA, March 10, 2023 – Saturna Capital Corporation, manager of the Amana, Saturna Sustainable, and Sextant Mutual Funds, has hired Dan Kim, CFA® as their newest senior investment analyst.

“We are excited to have Dan join our award-winning investment group,” said Scott Klimo, Saturna’s chief investment officer. “Our asset growth and entrance into new markets made this the right time to build out the team. Dan brings several years of experience as a US and international technology analyst and portfolio manager with a solid track record of performance and asset gathering.”

Mr. Kim, who is based in Bellingham, will be covering the Technology sector. He is an experienced investment professional with more than 19 years of experience in managing institutional capital in global equities. He founded Blackcrane Capital, LLC, a global investment management firm, in 2012. At Blackcrane, he served in multiple functions including as a portfolio manager.

Prior to founding Blackcrane, Mr. Kim worked for Mastholm Asset Management, LLC in Seattle as a portfolio manager and director of research, and at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in Seoul, Korea as an investor relations officer.

Mr. Kim obtained his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, where he studied Operations Research and Industrial Engineering with a concentration in electrical and computer engineering. He then attended Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, where he earned a master’s degree in Financial Engineering.

About Saturna Capital Corporation

Active Investing to Reflect Your Values

Saturna Capital Corporation, established in 1989 in Bellingham, Washington, USA, is a private, employee-owned investment adviser with US$6.0 billion in assets under management, providing investment advisory services to mutual funds, institutions, businesses, individuals, and endowments. Saturna Capital is adviser to the Amana Mutual Funds Trust, the oldest and largest family of funds in the US that follow principles of Islamic finance. Saturna Capital is also adviser to the US-based Sextant Mutual Funds and Saturna Sustainable Funds.

For more information about Saturna Capital, visit www.saturna.com.

About the CFA Credential

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is a globally respected, graduate-level investment credential awarded by CFA Institute — the largest global association of investment professionals. There are currently more than 160,000 CFA charterholders working in 164 countries and regions. To earn the CFA charter, candidates must: 1) pass three sequential, six-hour examinations; 2) have at least four years of qualified professional investment experience; 3) join CFA Institute as members; and 4) commit to abide by, and annually reaffirm, their adherence to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. For more information visit www.cfainstitute.org.