It’s a pleasure to share with you a special episode of This Week in Intelligent Investing, featuring Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors in conversation with Evan Tindell of Bireme Capital.

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In this special episode, Elliot Turner welcomes Evan Tindell, co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Bireme Capital in a fascinating conversation on how Evan went from starting his career as a professional poker player to becoming a portfolio manager. Evan then discusses his Q4 2020 letter and the growth versus value debate, his history with Facebook and Apple and walks through his bull case on Cogeco, Inc, an undervalued Canadian cable company. Enjoy the conversation!

Evan’s Q4 letter

The Bireme CIO corner

The Bireme blog

Evan Tindell is Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Bireme Capital. He develops firm-wide investment strategy, assists with asset allocation, and performs both bottom-up research and portfolio management for the flagship Fundamental Value strategy. Evan worked for seven years at Ballentine Capital, where he was the lead equity analyst at the value-oriented long/short equity fund. Prior to that, Evan spent 3 years as a professional poker player. He graduated in 2007 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, where he was a four time All-American in tennis.

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About the Podcast Co-Hosts

Philip Ordway is Managing Principal and Portfolio Manager of Anabatic Fund, L.P. Previously, Philip was a partner at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners (CFIP). At CFIP, which he joined in 2007, Philip was responsible for investments across the capital structure in various industries. Prior to joining CFIP, Philip was an analyst in structured corporate finance with Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. from 2002 to 2005. Philip earned his B.S. in Education & Social Policy and Economics from Northwestern University in 2002 and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2007, where he now serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Finance Department.

Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global opportunities. Elliot focuses on discovering and analyzing long-term, high quality investment opportunities and strategic portfolio management. Prior to joining RGA, Elliot managed portfolios at at AustinWeston Asset Management LLC, Chimera Securities and T3 Capital. Elliot holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation as well as a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School.. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University where he double majored in Political Science and Philosophy.

John Mihaljevic leads MOI Global and serves as managing editor of The Manual of Ideas. He managed a private partnership, Mihaljevic Partners LP, from 2005-2016. John is a winner of the Value Investors Club’s prize for best investment idea. He is a trained capital allocator, having studied under Yale University Chief Investment Officer David Swensen and served as Research Assistant to Nobel Laureate James Tobin. John holds a BA in Economics, summa cum laude, from Yale and is a CFA charterholder.

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