Investing by the Books is a podcast to educate sophisticated and aspiring investors. We believe books are an excellent source for timeless knowledge, enhanced through deep conversations with authors and other guests. Hosts: Eddie Palmgren and Niklas Sävås. Twitter: @IB_Redeye
#54 Tobias Carlisle: The Acquirer's Multiple
Tobias Carlisle is a former lawyer and the author of several books, including The Acquirer’s Multiple. Tobias is the manager of two funds based on the book’s ideas, which are trading as ETFs under the tickers ZIG and DEEP. In the episode, we discuss how strictly he follows the deep value methodology, reflect on patience among investors, and investigate if there is a difference between managing your own or other people’s money.
#53 Todd Wenning on Lessons from the Titans
Todd Wenning is a professional investor with experience from Ensemble Capital, The Motley Fool, and Morningstar. Todd is the man behind Keeping Your Dividend Edge and a contributing author to the book Why Moats Matter. In this episode, we speak about Lessons from the Titans, a book about what today’s businesses can learn from America’s industrial giants.
#52 Stephen Penman: Accounting for Value
Stephen Penman is a professor of accounting and security analysis at Columbia Business School and Bocconi. He has also written the book Accounting for Value, which illustrates how accounting numbers relate to value creation. In our conversation with Penman, we discuss the necessary separation between speculation and valuation, the ideal structure of an equity research report, and how aspiring investors can improve their processes.
#51 Shu Hattori and Andrew Chou: The McKinsey Edge
Shu Hattori has more than fifteen years of experience in management consulting, turnarounds & venture-backed start-ups, with employers including McKinsey, Groupon, and Alix Partners. Shu is now building Japan’s first serial acquirer - Pinecone, together with Andrew Chou. Our conversation builds upon Shu’s book, The McKinsey Edge. We talk about what investors can learn from consultants, thoughts on decentralization, and the vision for Pinecone.
#50 Ronald Fagerfjäll: They Made Sweden Rich
Ronald Fagerfjäll is a legend within Swedish business journalism. Having written more than 30 books centered around Swedish companies and the people behind them, his knowledge of the topic is truly unique. We speak about the book “They Made Sweden Rich” (De gjorde Sverige rikt), which covers important entrepreneurs, businessmen, and investors during Sweden’s 20th-century industrial history.
#49 Paddy Hogan on What It Takes
Paddy Hogan is the head of investor relations at ORIX, a Japanese company with 35,000 employees active within finance, investments, life insurance, and banking. The episode is centered around the book “What It Takes”, by Stephen A. Schwarzman. It tells the story of how Stephen co-founded Blackstone and made it the world’s largest alternative asset manager, with more than one trillion dollars under management.