Introducing Acquirers Funds®

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We’ve launched a new investment firm called Acquirers Funds® to help you put the acquirer’s multiple into action. Acquirers Funds® Our investment process begins with The Acquirer’s Multiple®, the measure used by activists and buyout firms to identify potential targets. We believe deeply undervalued, and out-of-favor stocks offer asymmetric returns, with … Read More

Tom Gayner: Four Lenses For Finding The Best Opportunities

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In his recent interview on The Investors Podcast, Tom Gayner discussed the art of investing, why indexing has been overdone, and his four lenses for finding companies that deliver outsized returns. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Stig Brodersen: Let’s start there. You famously identified four pillars in your investment … Read More

Cliff Asness: The Odds Are Getting Better For Value

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Here’s a great interview with Cliff Asness on Bloomberg’s Front Row with Erik Schatzker. Asness discusses his faith in factors after 2 1/2 years of poor returns. He remains as confident as ever in the quantitative strategies that powered the firm’s growth for two decades. He also discusses the emotional … Read More

GMO’s Last Dance

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During their recent episode of the VALUE: After Hours Podcast, Taylor, Brewster, and Carlisle discussed GMO’s Last Dance. Here’s an excerpt from the episode: Tobias: It’s called our Waiting for the Last Dance referencing the MJ documentary, which was excellent. He says that all of the quantitative signs are there. … Read More

This Week’s Best Value Investing News, Research, Podcasts 1/15/2021

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing news: Political Conflict & Markets (Jamie Catherwood) The Irony of Growth (Verdad) Howard Marks: Something of Value (Oaktree) Cliff Asness Predicts Comeback for Quant Algorithms (Full Interview) (Bloomberg) Ten rising star hedge funds with surprisingly small AUMs. These managers are worth watching in 2021 … Read More

VALUE: After Hours (S03 E01): GMO’s Last Dance, Challenger “O” Ring And Internet-Scale Businesses

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In this episode of the VALUE: After Hours Podcast, Taylor, Brewster, and Carlisle chat about: GMO’s Last Dance The Challenger “O” Ring Disaster Internet Scale Businesses How To Build Out Your Circle Of Competence How To Quantify The Quality Of Management Carlota Perez’s Technological Revolutions James Surowiecki – The Wisdom … Read More

$DBX And That #2 Idea

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Andrew Walker, Portfolio Manager at Rangeley Capital discussed $DBX And That #2 Idea. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias: How well do you know Dropbox? Andrew: Very well. Tobias: Do you want to give us the Dropbox thesis because it looks it’s transitioned from … Read More

One Stock Superinvestors Are Buying Or Holding

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As part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple we’re always interested in investing gurus who hold the same stocks that appear in our Acquirer’s Multiple Stock Screeners, based on their latest 13F’s. Investors such as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Carl Icahn, Jim Simons, Prem Watsa, Jeremy Grantham, … Read More

Why #neversell Is Cyclical

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Andrew Walker, Portfolio Manager at Rangeley Capital discussed Why #neversell Is Cyclical. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias: Where do you fall on never sell or selling as a value guy? What’s the process? Andrew: I think you sell, but you sell– I’m not … Read More

One Stock Superinvestors Are Selling

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As part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple we’re always interested in superinvestors who hold the same stocks that appear in our Acquirer’s Multiple Stock Screeners, based on their latest 13F’s. Investors such as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Carl Icahn, Jim Simons, Prem Watsa, Jeremy Grantham, Seth … Read More

Bill Nygren: Strong Opinions Weakly Held

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In his recent Q4 2020 Market Commentary, Bill Nygren discussed his review of 2020, the rise of Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy as the new market guru, his sum-of-the-parts valuation of Facebook, and how value investors can benefit from ‘strong opinions weakly held’. Here’s an excerpt from the commentary: Unlike many … Read More

(Ep.97) The Acquirers Podcast: Andrew Walker – Special Ops: SPACS, Dropbox, Transitioning From Small And Micro Deep Value To Compounders

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In this episode of The Acquirers Podcast Tobias chats with Andrew Walker, Portfolio Manager at Rangeley Capital. During the interview Andrew provided some great insights into: Great Opportunities In SPACs Why #neversell Is Cyclical $DBX And That #2 Idea History Rhymes: $FB attacks $MTCH / $ANGI $IAC & $MTCH Special … Read More

Opportunities In SPACs

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 During his recent interview with Tobias, Andrew Walker, Portfolio Manager at Rangeley Capital discussed Opportunities In SPACs. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias: When I first encountered SPACs was probably a little bit more than a decade ago, when the way that you played SPACs was you found the … Read More