​​​​Chapter IV Investors, LLC is a Charlotte, NC-based investment firm that manages the Chapter IV Investors Special Situations Fund, L.P.  The Chapter IV Fund is a long-biased, concentrated investment fund that invests in U.S. publicly traded securities.  Chapter IV utilizes a rigorous, fundamental approach to investment selection and seeks to invest in excellent businesses at a meaningful discount to intrinsic value.  Chapter IV is an active, engaged investor that opportunistically delivers value-added ideas to management teams to enhance and/or accelerate shareholder value.

Chapter IV was founded in 2006 and is led by W. Barnes Hauptfuhrer (Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager) and Ryan J. Jack (Partner), who collectively have over 45 years of capital markets and investing experience.