The investment philosophy is the same across all strategies. The team are looking for companies with a long history of persistent high returns, and those companies which are cheap vs the market, peers or their own history.
The total pool of available companies is 4000. They are looking for those companies with 8% p.a. real returns over an eight-year period, and low debt to equity. This then reduces the available pool to 360. In terms of selecting from this they are looking for companies undervalued by the markets and with a growing income stream. They then pick 36 equally weighted companies. This moves but is rebalanced. The average holding period is 3 to 5 years….read more