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Fox Business – Brian Yacktman Discusses Brands and Social Status

November 1, 2019

“YCG Investments President Brian Yacktman discusses his brand-name stocks in relation to Nordstrom’s new store in Manhattan.”

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Beauty Stocks Look Pretty After Upbeat Estée Lauder Earnings

August 19, 2019

“Cosmetic companies aren’t completely immune to tariff threats, but people are more willing to spend money on personal-care products in times of economic uncertainty, and they’re typically one of the last things that people will cut back on,” said Brian Yacktman, President and Chief Investment Officer at YCG Investments.

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Brian Yacktman Talks About Opportunities Driven by Fear

June 17, 2019

Brian Yacktman talks about investing opportunities driven by fear.

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Tech IPOs and Investing Opportunities

May 20, 2019

With a recent wave of IPOs, “it’s a unicorn stampede, and there’s a massive backlog of many more still yet to come,” says YCG President and CIO Brian Yacktman. “But I think there’s a lot of hype that gets built into investor mentality, like a casino mentality.”

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Stocks Wrap Up Best January in 30 years

February 1, 2019

“We started the year on edge, but Powell has shown that the Fed will be accommodative,” said Brian Yacktman, president and chief investment officer with YCG Investments. Yacktman said some of the concerns about China may be overdone. He noted that even though Apple has been hit by weaker demand for iPhones in China, other consumer companies are holding up well, such as Starbucks (SBUX), luxury giant LVMH (LVMHF) and cosmetics comapny L’Oreal (LRLCF). His firm owns stakes in LVMH and L’Oreal.

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Brian Yacktman Comments on Oracle

September 17, 2018

Oracle will likely need to constantly acquire businesses to transform and grow, and we don’t know whether or not they’ll be wise stewards over the capital they spend trying to achieve that growth,” Brian Yacktman, chief investment officer and portfolio manager of YCG Investments, told CNBC in an email. “But so far, after all that …

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Brian Yacktman Comments on Facebook

September 15, 2018

Brian Yacktman, chief investment officer of YCG Investments, which owns over $5 million worth of Facebook shares. “He’s [Zuckerberg] hugely incentivized to keep Facebook strong, not to mention the fact that Facebook is his creation and legacy.” Yacktman also praises Zuckerberg for delegating at Facebook so that he can spend time on outside initiatives, including …

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YCG Celebrating 10 Successful Years

November 6, 2017

Brian Yacktman, chief investment officer of YCG Investments, which owns over $5 million worth of Facebook shares. “He’s [Zuckerberg] hugely incentivized to keep Facebook strong, not to mention the fact that Facebook is his creation and legacy.” Yacktman also praises Zuckerberg for delegating at Facebook so that he can spend time on outside initiatives, including …

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Brian Yacktman Interview on Moneylife

December 13, 2016

Moneylife Market Call interview with Brian Yacktman.

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Young Fellas, True Disciples

June 30, 2016

YCG Portfolio Managers, Brian Yacktman and Elliott Savage Buy Great Businesses, Cheap says Kathryn Welling

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