Our investment in Transat A.T. represents a successful catalyst-driven close the discount (CTD) investment. As Canada’s third largest airline and one of the largest tourism companies in the world, Transat has had a long and […]
The PenderFund Investment Team shares the books on their summer reading list. David Barr Thinking in Systems: A Primer, Donella Meadows and Diana Wright (Editor) I picked up “Thinking in Systems” after it was shared […]
To mark 10 years since the launch of our mutual funds, Pender took its annual Investment Conference to a new level, with additional due diligence sessions and a keynote speaker. Culture First, everything else later […]
While quantum computing sounds like the kind of technology that has travelled back in time from the future, believe it or not, the concept was first proposed in 1981 by Richard Feynman (who was awarded […]
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 […]
In normal times, when markets are relatively tranquil the opportunity set is narrow. Armies of smart analysts and investors do their research and stocks are priced much more efficiently than less followed stocks. It’s challenging […]
Why the next big tech name could come from the healthcare sector Important Information: Pender Technology Inflection Fund I Limited Partnership managed by PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. (“Pender”) holds an investment in Clarius Mobile Health, […]
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 […]
The PenderFund Investment Team shares what is on their holiday reading list this season. David Barr I’m looking forward to reading three books this holiday season. Two relate to decision making, while the third has […]
At Pender, we see three sources of potential competitive advantage for investors today, analytical, behavioural and organisational, or cultural. In our day to day, we spend a large percentage of our research time trying to […]
Something to tell your grandkids about one day…It’s official: The S&P500 is now in the longest bull run in history. Of note, the S&P500 is also in one of the oldest bull markets globally. Virtually […]
Our focus on identifying high quality businesses that generate strong returns on invested capital and have promising internal reinvestment opportunities generally results in our funds having little to no exposure in resource companies. That said, […]
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