2014 Archive

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 love of sports, and how she ties tennis player Rafael Nadal’s discipline and process to… Continue reading “Winning By Not Losing”

Confessions of a Buffetteer

Burgundy is a self-described quality-value investor, but what does that really mean? What other value styles exist, and where does Burgundy fall within this sphere? Derived from a speech delivered at the London Value Investor Conference in May, the latest edition of The View from Burgundy, “Confessions of a Buffetteer,” tackles these questions. While all… Continue reading “Confessions of a Buffetteer”

Us & Them

In 2011, I presented my view on high frequency traders (HFTs) at Burgundy’s annual Client Day. I had been unable to obtain very much information in early 2011 on who the HFT guys were and what exactly they were doing, so at the time I felt uncomfortable issuing the speech as an edition of The… Continue reading “Us & Them”

Fear of Missing Out

With the recent proliferation of social media, a previously little-known psychological condition has become commonplace: Fear Of Missing Out, often abbreviated as FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out is fairly self-explanatory: anxiety manifests from the possibility of a significant event occurring without us knowing. It could be a viral online photo, a gathering of friends,… Continue reading “Fear of Missing Out”