Tag: Berkshire Hathaway
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 →

Joe Rooney

Berkshire Hathaway AGM 2014

Every May, a group from Burgundy heads down to Omaha, Nebraska for Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). This AGM is like no other! The venue is the CenturyLink Center – picture Toronto’s Air Canada Centre with a convention centre … Read More →

Richard Rooney

Beyond the Returns: Selecting a Money Manager (Part III)

In Part I and Part II, I looked at some money manager characteristics beyond performance that should result in an overall positive client experience, and used Warren Buffett as the classic example. In Part III, I conclude my thought experiment … Read More →

Richard Rooney

Beyond the Returns: Selecting a Money Manager (Part II)

In my last post, I introduced a thought experiment: what would be the ideal situation for the investment of your family wealth if you had started a generation ago, and what lessons can we learn from that experience? My answer … Read More →