October 31, 2018

Inside This Issue

Seeing Around Corners

Ragen Stienke, Ballast Asset Management

Ragen Stienke of Ballast Asset Management describes why and how he assesses the downside first when researching a company, how he tries to keep emotion out of decision-making with companies he owns, how he estimates risk exposures at both company-specific and portfolio levels, and why he believes Coherent, DSW and Teradata are mispriced.

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Skilled Translation

Alejandro Olea, Moneda Asset Management 

Moneda Asset Management's Alejandro Olea and August Petrillo explain how they try to take advantage of "cyclical extremes," what the capital-investment cycle in Latin America is currently telling them, how they've improved their risk management, and why they see mispriced upside in Telesites, B2W Companhia Digital and Inversiones La Construcción.

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The Road Less Travelled

Jonathan Tanne, Tangible Investment Management 

Jonathan Tanne of London-based Tangible Investment Management describes where he looks for "non-obvious" ideas, how's he's responding to a 600% share-price increase in a current holding, how he tries to balance risk and reward based on company lifecycle, and why he's seeing unrecognized value in TCS Group, Rain Industries and Henan Jinma Energy. 

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Uncovering Value: Aimia

Making the case for this company as a "Heads I win, tails I win" investment proposition.
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Editor's Letter

Returning to the Buffett canon to stay grounded when equity markets start to go a bit haywire.
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Who's Behind VII?

John Heins, Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief
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John Heins co-founded Value Investor Media, Inc. in 2004 and since then has served as its President and as the Editor-in-Chief of Value Investor Insight. In 2016, he took on an additional role as the C.T. Fitzpatrick Professor of Value Investing at the University of Alabama.