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… 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”