It’s a pleasure to share with you Season 1 Episode 28 of This Week in Intelligent Investing, featuring Phil Ordway of Anabatic Investment Partners, based in Chicago, Illinois; Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors, based in Stamford, Connecticut; and your host, John Mihaljevic, chairman of MOI Global.
Enjoy the conversation!
In this episode, John Mihaljevic hosts a discussion of (1) note-taking, cloning, and idol worship; and (2) a quote by Marathon Asset Management: “The stock market is really a market in replacement capital: if new capacity is urgently needed in any sector, a boom can be relied upon to produce the necessary capital.”
Phil Ordway talks about note-taking while reading, the usefulness of sound bites, cloning, idol worship, and a document he made about a decade ago. We discuss the benefits of journaling and some of the nuances around copying the investments of so-called superinvestors.
Elliot Turner talks about the Marathon quote mentioned above, and what it means to him. We discuss the level of investment in the economy and specific sectors. We attempt to draw conclusions regarding the equity market outlook, albeit without much conviction.
Part 1 (Phil’s segment):
- Shared document 1, by Phil
- Shared document 2, by Phil
- Twitter thread, by Phil
- The New Map, by Daniel Yergin
Part 2 (Elliot’s segment):
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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.The content of this podcast is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security in any jurisdiction. The content is distributed for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice or a recommendation to sell or buy any security or other investment, or undertake any investment strategy. There are no warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or results obtained from any information set forth on this podcast. The podcast participants and their affiliates may have positions in and may, from time to time, make purchases or sales of the securities or other investments discussed or evaluated on this podcast.