Tag: value added
Joe Rooney

Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up

There are two common categories of investors: “top-down” and “bottom–up.” These terms refer to an investor’s starting point when approaching a potential investment. Top-down investors begin by evaluating the macroeconomic environment, while bottom-up investors start by researching individual companies. The … 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 →

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 →

Mathew Harrison

The Investment Counsellors’ Corner

At Burgundy, we have two overlapping segments to our business. At our core we are investment managers, investing according to a long-term value philosophy with a goal of achieving superior absolute investment returns for our clients. In addition to acting … Read More →