Yearly Archives: 2015
Greg Dowdall

50 Years of Enduring Advice

When Tony Arrell first established Burgundy, he promised clients he would manage their money the same way he managed his own. The Burgundy investment philosophy has been and always will be to invest our clients’ capital in a select number … Read More →

Joe Rooney

Commodities, Contrarianism & Conviction

  Following is a common dialogue at recent investment meetings with our Canadian clients.   “Where is the price of oil going?” “The price of oil will increase.”   “When?” “We are not sure; it may decrease some more before … Read More →

Chris Stephens

The Outsiders

William Thorndike, Jr.’s book, The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success, has been making the rounds at Burgundy. It has received high praise in the industry, from hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, Peyto CEO Darren … Read More →

Andrew Iu

Thinking Like a Private Investor

Burgundy’s Investment Team researches numerous companies but invests in only a handful. To help us narrow down our potential investment universe, we use decision rules that point us toward the viable investment ideas and away from companies that are unlikely … Read More →