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Never Miss A Story! Klarman also sees potential value in so-called unicorns, private companies with billion-dollar-plus valuations, that collapse on disappointment.

Never Miss A Story! If you’re unfamiliar with Baupost shame on youhere’s a brief description extracted from their December letter: Seth Klarman of Baupost Group is largely regarded as one of the best leetter of all time.

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The letter recounts the many big incidents that have moved markets in the last few years. When he speaks, everyone stops to listen. On a brighter note, Klarman is optimistic about the U. Be sure to also check out more recent letters from prominent investors like Warren Buffett’s letter.

Baupost Group’s Seth Klarman Sees ’50 Shades of Value’ in The Market

We respect your privacy no spam ever. Good news for value investors as the WSJ reports that Seth Klarman at Baupost is still finding value opportunities in firms being attacked by the likes of Amazon, saying:.

In his year-end letter, Klarman criticizes the hyperactivity of the governments these days and said that this new approach to moving markets and shotgun investing was not covered in his book. Further, we prefer investments, when we can find them at attractive prices, that involve a catalyst for the realization of underlying value.


You can read the original letter at the WSJ here. Klarman comments that the mindset of the current leadership is blindly ignorant while the business community has also shied away from worrying about the time when Fed ceases easing, increases interest rates and governments start selling the trillions they have accumulated in securities and bonds.

In an attempt to anchor the institutions that failed in crisis, it seems the U. This philosophy is implemented with a bottom-up value investment strategy whereby we hold only those securities that are significantly undervalued, and hold cash when we lftter find better alternatives.

Seth Klarman – Value Opportunities In Firms Being Attacked By The Likes Of Amazon

He comments that as the indirect result of the fiscal easing policies, U. Follow Us On Abupost Tweets by marketfolly. How can value investors, who seek to buy stocks at depressed prices, prevail in a financial world dominated by market-matching index funds?

Klarman argues that the Antifragile approach means that the market can be unpredictable but stil follows a business cycles, which are artificially masked when over-zealous governments get into action.

Klarman explained that he follows the investment philosophy of Graham and Dodd and prides himself on maintaining a handsome cash balance 33 percent on average. Ldtter even bigger danger sign than the quantitative easing itself is the ease with which investors react to unvestor and take it as a commonplace event. Klarman in a copy of the letter reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. In the thin markets for such private companies, it may be possible for Baupost to step in on preferential terms when promising companies stumble, says the letter.


He also notes that despite of the volatility in U. He cites companies like Amazon posing an existential threat baupostt existing businesses. The managers will not indulge in following the herd but will focus on protecting the capital of investors.

This serves to reduce the volatility of our results and de-emphasizes market movements as the source of our investment returns.

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Collection of Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group Letters: MUST READ ~ market folly

Good news for value investors as the WSJ reports that Seth Klarman at Baupost is still finding value opportunities in firms being attacked by the likes of Amazon, saying: While some of the investment specific information is obviously dated, the wisdom Klarman shares on how to evaluate markets is timeless.

Use this information at your own risk. But still, valuable and rare commentary from the legendary investor. For more articles like this, check out our recent articles here. Currently the firm is wearing a risk-off approach and Klarman reiterates that the Baupost is sticking to the traditional ways of investing.

Send me ocassional third party offers Yes No. At the same time there are several indicators that have fallen even lower than levels like, government credibility, labor participation and median household income. Byron Wien’s Market Commentary: If you’re looking for more recent market commentary from the value investor, we also posted up excerpts from Klarman’s letter.