It’s a pleasure to share with you Season 2 Episode 10 of This Week in Intelligent Investing, co-hosted by
- Phil Ordway of Anabatic Investment Partners in Chicago, Illinois;
- Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors in Stamford, Connecticut; and
- John Mihaljevic of MOI Global in Zurich, Switzerland.
Enjoy the conversation!
In this episode, Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss
- the pending breakup of GE and whether it signifies the “end of conglomerates”; and
- the “Kasparov Principle” as applied to investing.
GE & Deconglomeration, referenced by Phil
- The Forgotten History of How 1960s Conglomerates Derailed the American Dream – Nicholas Gilmore
- The Decline and Fall of the Conglomerate Firm in the 1980s: The Deinstitutionalization of an Organizational Form – Gerald F. Davis, et al.
Kasparov Principle, referenced by Elliot
- Related tweet by Garry Kasparov
- Did Garry Kasparov Stumble Into a New Business Process Model? – Andrew McAfee
- Zillow Insiders Blame Project Ketchup for Firms Home Buying Failures – Alex Nicoll and Daniel Geiger
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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.