Kevin Durkin on His Investment Philosophy and Process

We spoke with Kevin Durkin, Chief Investment Officer of Ballina Capital, about idea generation and portfolio management.

Countryside Partnerships: Catalyst-Rich, High-Quality Compounder

Ryan O’Connor of Crossroads Capital presented his thesis on Countryside Partnerships (UK: CSP) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Spotify: High-ROI Grower With Scale, Brand, and Network Effects

Arvind Mallik and Jonathon Fite of KMF Investments presented Spotify (US: SPOT) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Rentokil Initial: Terminix Acquisition Creates Well-Positioned Leader

Bertie Thomson of Brown Advisory presented his investment thesis on Rentokil Initial (UK: RTO) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Azenta: Emerging Life Sciences Platform, Boosted by Semi Unit Sale

Daniel Prather of Brasada Capital Management presented his thesis on Azenta (US: AZTA) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Archaea Energy: Clear Leader in Landfill Renewable Natural Gas

Chris Crawford of Crawford Fund Management presented his thesis on Archaea Energy (US: LFG) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Align: Competitively Advantaged Next-Generation Orthodontics Leader

Txomin Zaratiegui of Arlas Capital presented his thesis on Align Technology (US: ALGN) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

LGI Homes: Owner-Operated, Process-Driven, Top 10 Homebuilder

Samir Patel of Askeladden Capital presented his investment thesis on LGI Homes (US: LGIH) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Ross Stores, TJX: Recession-Resistant, Well-Positioned Off-Price Retailers

Rodrigo Lopez Buenrostro of KUE Capital presented Ross Stores (US: ROST) and TJX (US: TJX) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Clearpoint Neuro: Tightly Owned, Cash-Rich, High-Margin Platform

Peter Mantas of Logos LP presented his investment thesis on Clearpoint Neuro (US: CLPT) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Celestica: Strong FCF, With Increasing Focus on Higher-Value Services

Jim and Abigail Zimmerman of Lowell Capital Management presented Celestica (US: CLS) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Universal Music Group: Scale Affords Negotiating Leverage

Lauren Templeton of Templeton & Phillips presented Universal Music Group (Netherlands: UMG) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Container Store: Emerging Moat Due to Focus on Custom Closets

Eric DeLamarter of Half Moon Capital presented his thesis on Container Store Holdings (US: TCS) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Copart and IAA: Salvage Auction Leaders With Attractive Economics

Stefan Culibrk of Highway One presented his theses on Copart (US: CPRT) and IAA (US: IAA) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Intuit: Recurring Revenue Franchises, Strong Retention and Monetization

Dave Sather of Sather Financial Group presented his investment thesis on Intuit (US: INTU) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Cellebrite: Subscription-Based Business With Secular Tailwinds

Scott Miller of Greenhaven Road Capital presented his thesis on Cellebrite (US: CLBT) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

FlatexDegiro: Competitively Advantaged Low-Cost Online Broker

John Woodman of Southeastern Asset Management presented FlatexDegiro (Germany: FTK) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Trulieve Cannabis: Well-Managed, Dominant Multi-State Operator

Hunter Hayes of Intrepid Capital Management presented Trulieve Cannabis (Canada: TRUL) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

IIPR: Leading Provider of Real Estate Capital for Regulated Cannabis Industry

Todd Sullivan of Cannapreneur Partners presented Innovative Industrial Properties (US: IIPR) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Sarana Menara Nusantara: Growing Tower Business With Strong ROI

Patricia Perez-Coutts of Pender presented Sarana Menara Nusantara (Indonesia: TOWR) at Wide-Moat Investing Summit 2022.

Arcosa: Recent Spinoff, Undergoing Positive Business Transformation

Sam Sheldon of Punch & Associates Investment Management presented his investment thesis on Arcosa (US: ACA) at Best Ideas 2022.

Harshan Jeyakumar on Intelligent Investing in Cleantech

We had the pleasure of speaking with Harshan Jeyakumar of 118 West Capital Management about intelligent investing in cleantech. 

Redington India: Move From Products to Services Creates Growth Engine

Mehul Bhatt of OysterRock Capital presented his investment thesis on Redington (India: REDI) at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

Nykaa: Category-Defining Retail Platform With Proven Leadership

Rajeev Mantri of Navam Capital presented his thesis on FSN E-Commerce Ventures (India: NYKAA) at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

Konoike Transport: Attractively Valued Outsourcing Services Provider

Alex Kinmont of Milestone Asset Management presented his thesis on Konoike Transport (Tokyo: 9025) at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

Phoenix Mills: Mixed-Use Real Estate Owner With Good Capital Allocation

Ayaz Motiwala of Amala Emerging Asia Fund presented his thesis on Phoenix Mills (India: PHOENIXLTD) at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

Holding Companies in India: A Strategy for Portfolio Diversification

Amit Kumar of HDFC Securities Limited presented his thesis on holding companies in India at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

Mongolia: Three Investment Ideas to Access This Growing Frontier Market

Isaac Schwartz of Robotti & Company presented his thesis on Mongolia and three related ideas at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

Wonderla Holidays: Well-Run Business to Benefit Strongly Post-Pandemic

Amey Kulkarni of Candor Investing presented his thesis on Wonderla Holidays (India: WONDERLA) at Asian Investing Summit 2022.

A Review of Ben Graham’s Value Investing Strategy: “Net Nets”

Gaurang Merani shared his research into the practical replicability of Ben Graham’s “net-net” strategy at Asian Investing Summit 2022.