2018 Q2 - Investment Letter (Process)

2018 Q2 - Investment Letter (Process)

The S&P 500 Index returned 3.43% in the quarter ended June 30, 2018.[1] We believe an investor who aspires to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns must first identify at least one exploitable and persistent investment mispricing. In our case, as we’ve discussed in past letters, we believe we’ve identified two: 1) a great business mispricing that …

2012 Q4 - Investment Letter (MSCI)

2012 Q4 - Investment Letter (MSCI)

Last year seemed to be a year marked with great uncertainty yet extraordinary returns for investors. Indecision over unsustainable entitlement spending and deficits in the U.S., European debt crisis, China slowdown, U.S. corporate profit growth stalling, and Middle East turmoil all contributed to this uncertainty. We consider ourselves very long-term optimistic, but short-term cautious. We …