Episode 58 – Ian Cassel – Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management
December 10, 2020

Episode 58 – Ian Cassel – Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management

David Barr chats with Ian Cassel, the founder of MicroCapClub, CIO of Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management and co-founder of intelligentfanatics.com.

Subtitle: A discussion between two microcap fanatics.

In this episode David Barr, President, CEO and Portfolio Manager, chats with Ian Cassel, the founder of MicroCapClub, CIO of Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management and co-founder of intelligentfanatics.com. As two avid microcap investors, there was a lot of ground to cover. The benefit of years of micro and small cap investing wisdom is packed in this one-hour podcast.   

Key Takeaways

[02:06]Ian’s background in microcap investing and what led him to invest in smaller companies.
[10:18]The history of MicroCapClub.
[13:01]The CEO characteristics the Intelligent Fanatics Project looks at and how they are identified.
[17:58]Why Ian believes that it is less risky to buy a company after the stock has moved up.
[22:19]Ian’s sell discipline and what makes a sell discipline successful.
[36:34]The risks Ian steers clear of when looking at microcaps.
[40:26]Ian’s biggest lessons learned through his investing career.
[47:02]A book recommendation from Ian.

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