About Eidelman Virant Capital


Eidelman Virant Capital (EVC) is an independent St. Louis-based SEC registered investment advisor. EVC’s mission is to provide clients with a premier investment management experience: optimizing risk-adjusted returns and providing outstanding client service coupled with the utmost level of integrity and ethical standards.

Founded in 1982, Eidelman Virant Capital began by implementing a fundamental, bottoms-up approach and believing in a rigorous research discipline.  These principles remain at the core of our investment philosophy. In the end, we apply our investment strategies using all of the knowledge and experience that comes with being in the business for over 30 years in order to achieve the goal on which our firm was founded.

Our Difference

Flexible Approach

What makes us unique is our expertise in management and culture, special situations, and investor psychology. Our experience has shown us that these factors influence stock price regardless of size or sector. We combine this approach with rigorous research to take advantage of opportunities in different areas of the market.


We’ve been in business for more than 35 years. Our experience has helped us build upon our core investment philosophy by refining our methods and to uncover new ways to capitalize on investment opportunities.

Alignment of Interests

Firm owners / portfolio managers have significant capital invested alongside clients.

Education and Customer Service

This is a big priority for us. We keep our clients educated on their investment portfolios through quarterly newsletters and face-to-face meetings. We handle account servicing needs promptly, and can accommodate certain special requests a client may have for their account.

Adhere to the Highest Ethical Standards

Trust and ethics are extremely important to us, and we adhere to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics.

We Love What We Do

We’re thankful to be doing what we love. It keeps us constantly engaged, curious, and focused in this wonderfully dynamic profession.