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WALLACE WEITZ: THE PARTNERSHIP

January 3, 2014

Weitz Funds is a tightly knit group, some of whom have worked with Wally Weitz for many years. Hear Weitz explain why he’s selling company shares to the employees and the significance of that partnership.





CORTAZZO & ALEXANDRA: LESSONS FROM FAMILY & SPORTS

December 13, 2013

Hear what it is like to be the third generation of Lebenthal to run the family firm from Alexandra Lebenthal and find out what sport “pole vaults” Mark Cortazzo’s life and energizes him in his career.





BARBARA KRUMSIEK: FINDING CONFIDENCE AND COURAGE AT A YOUNG AGE

November 8, 2013

As CEO of Calvert Investments, Barbara Krumsiek has established herself as a globally recognized leader in the field of sustainable and responsible investing. Find out where she began to develop her leadership skills and the passion to make the world a better place.

    





DONALD YACKTMAN: ALL IN THE FAMILY

November 1, 2013

Yacktman, the legendary founder of the 5 star rated Yacktman and Yacktman Focused Funds recently promoted a long time co-portfolio manager of both funds to his former Chief Investment Officer role. The portfolio manager just happens to be his son Stephen who has been with the firm for 20 years.

    





MARTIN WHITMAN: “SECOND CLASS” ROOTS

October 25, 2013

Third Avenue Management’s Founder and Chairman Marty Whitman has had enormous professional success as a deep value investor, but as a Jewish kid from the Bronx he once described feeling like a second class citizen for the first half of his life.  How that has influenced him? We asked him.

    





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