Tag: investment returns
Mathew Harrison

Trees Don’t Grow to the Sky

      With the right conditions, a young tree will grow quickly but, as it matures, its height growth slows to the point where it no longer advances. A Mountain Ash, for example, will grow two to three metres … Read More →

Greg Dowdall

Our Best Guess

  Investors often have a notion about what is an acceptable or desired rate of return on their capital. This rate of return is typically expressed in percentage terms. For example, “I would like to make an 8% return on … Read More →

Joe Rooney

Where Do Returns Come From?

Recently Burgundy’s Chief Investment Officer Richard Rooney stated in our annual client conference call that our equity return expectations for the markets over the next five years are 6-7%. This begs the question: where do return estimations come from?  There … Read More →