Category: Understanding good & bad investment behaviour
Tony Arrell

Lazy Fund Managers

  When we started Burgundy 26 years ago we had some basic principles and values in mind. We would aim to make significant investments in well run businesses run by trustworthy, capable and honest management teams. We would work hard … Read More →

Caroline Montminy

Stoic Training for Private Investors

  Philosophy seems to be trending these days. In 2013, Burgundy sought investing inspiration from ancient Greece, publishing a View on Stoicism and the Art of Portfolio Intervention. Several tech entrepreneurs, such as Peter Thiel (co-founder of PayPal) and Reid … Read More →

Hayley Carr

The Capacity to Endure Pain

  If you have seen The Big Short, the 2015 film adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book of the same name, you will remember the scene in which Michael Burry (played by Christian Bale) takes out his frustrations on his drum … Read More →

Anne-Mette de Place Filippini

The View from Burgundy: Winning by Not Losing

  Before I became an investor, I was a tennis player. I played competitively as a junior and became pretty good at the game. It took me a long time to learn the lesson that, many more times than not, … Read More →