The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario held a conference on Value Investing on April 25, 2012 at the Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, Toronto.
The mission of the conference was to promote the tenets of value investing as pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to expose conference participants to the various value investing methods used by practitioners, and to encourage and support academic research and study in the area of value investing.
The conference provided a forum to explain, discuss and debate the principles, practices and various applications of value investing from a global context. Corporate executives offered an industry perspective of how to look for value creating opportunities and how to create value.
Read the article “Experts share insights on value investing,” Inside@Ivey, May 1, 2012.
Athanassakos welcomes conference participants
Prem Watsa, Chairman & CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. introduces Keynote Speaker, Lauren Templeton
Keynote Speaker, Lauren Templeton, Principal, Lauren Templeton Capital Management, LLC.
listen to keynote address
Q & A Value Investor Panel. Left to right: Wayne Peters, David Winters, Jeff Stacey, Mohnish Pabrai
Q & A Corporate Executive Panel. Left to right: Tom Ward, Marc Bertrand, William McMorrow, Richard Garneau
Conference Program (Click to see full program)
List of Topics and Presenters
Topic: Lessons learned from Sir
Presenter: Lauren Templeton, Principal, Lauren Templeton Capital Management, LLC
Value Investor Session
Take a simple idea and take it seriously
Presenter: Wayne Peters, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Peters MacGregor Capital Management
Topic: Global trifectas
Presenter: David Winters, Managing Director, Wintergreen Advisers
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Topic: Searching globally for outstanding value investments
Presenter: Jeff Stacey, Founding Partner, Stacey Muirhead Capital Management
Topic: Ben Graham’s net-nets are alive, well and working in 2012
Presenter: Mohnish Pabrai, Managing Partner, Pabrai Investment Funds
Corporate Executive Session
Looking for and creating shareholder value – Industry perspective
Tom Ward, Chief Executive Officer, SandRidge Energy
Marc Bertrand, President & CEO, MEGA Brands Inc.
William McMorrow, Chief Executive Officer, Kennedy Wilson
Richard Garneau, President & CEO, Resolute Forest Products