Articles by Investment Team

The 12 Days of Investing

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Day 1 – Margin of Safety Benjamin Graham, believed by many to be the father of value investing, wrote in his book The Intelligent Investor, “Confronted with [the] challenge to distill the secret of sound […]

December 9, 2019

Definitions and Glossary of Quantum Computing Terms

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Extract from Deloitte Insights: Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Predictions 2019 and reproduced with the permission of Duncan Stewart, Director of Research and Erica Pretorius, Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte Canada. Classical computer: The traditional form of […]

October 28, 2019

The Tide Goes Out Investing

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In extraordinary times, when markets are stressed the broad opportunity set widens. But from a psychological perspective, it sure doesn’t feel like an opportunity.“The tide goes out” in periods like the financial crisis of 2008-2009 […]

May 1, 2019

How Do Catalysts Form?

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We have often talked about catalyst-driven investing, specifically in our blog post on Catalysts: Investing in “take-outs”. Another of the catalysts that can motivate a company to sell itself is prolonged stock price underperformance despite […]

February 21, 2019

A Weekend in Omaha

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It is phenomenal to think about the evolution of the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) annual meeting over the years. Fifty three years ago the first Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting was held in a lunch room for […]

June 8, 2018

EnerNOC – A Double-Take

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A first for Pender as a company held in both our Equity and Fixed Income portfolios gets taken out. Demand-side energy management firm, EnerNOC, has announced it is being acquired by Enel Group, a European […]

July 13, 2017