Yearly Archives: 2014
Hayley Carr

Calculating Margins of Safety

During the annual Burgundy Information Session via conference call this Fall, Richard Rooney, President and CIO, was asked to explain the concept of margin of safety. Here is his response.   With every company we look at, we calculate what … Read More →

Hayley Carr

Winning By Not Losing

At the Women of Burgundy Feature Event in Toronto this month, Anne Maggisano, Senior Relationship Manager, interviewed Anne-Mette de Place Filippini, Director, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Burgundy’s emerging markets equities. One of the questions focused on Anne-Mette’s … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

Have You Planned for Market Corrections?

Many global markets have slipped into correction or near-correction territory. As I write this, the TSX Composite Index has dropped 10.4% from its early September high. While stock market volatility isn’t much fun for private investors, those that have planned … Read More →

Andrew Iu

What Motivates Senior Managers?

When we study a company, an important step in our research process is to evaluate the CEO as a leader and fiduciary. Is this person going to protect and grow our investment? Will this person treat us like an equal … Read More →