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Walter Schloss – Investor Profile

Walter Schloss (August 28, 1916 – February 19, 2012) dubbed as a “Superinvestor” by the legendary, Warren Buffett was known as a highly rated value investor. Walter Schloss also disproved the academic theory that the market was efficient and that when private investors and fund managers outperformed the indexes it was mainly due to “pure chance”. Indeed, Schloss’s own investment firm averaged a 15.3% compound return over four and a half decades versus 10% for the S&P 500 during the same period. Walter Schloss did not have a traditionally strong academic background like so many of his contemporary investors....

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John Templeton – Investor Profile

John Templeton (29 November 1912, Winchester, Tennessee US – 8 July 2008) was an American-born British investor, a fund manager. He was named by Money magazine as “arguably the greatest global stock picker of the century and in 2007 (one year before his death) was named by Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People (Time 100) under the category of “Power Givers.” He is also the founder of John Templeton Foundation which works in “pursuit of spiritual understanding, often through scientific research”. John Templeton attended Yale University (where he financed a portion of his tuition by playing Poker). John Templeton...

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John Neff – Investor Profile

John Neff (September 19, 1931, Wauseon, Ohio, US) is known for his contrarian and value investing styles as well as for managing Vanguard’s Windsor Fund between 1964 and 1995. The Windsor Fund became the highest returning, and subsequently largest mutual fund in existence during Neff’s management returning 13.7% annually versus 10.6% for the S&P 500. John Neff graduated from at the University of Toledo in 1955. He also attended the Business school of Case Western Reserve University, graduating in 1958. John Neff started his career working for the National City Bank of Cleveland. In 1964, he joined the Wellington...

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Michio Matsui – Investor Profile

Michio Matsui is CEO of Matsui Securities Co., Ltd, he was born March 22, 1953 (age 64), Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. His net worth is 1.1 Billion USD (Forbes 2017) which makes him Japan’s 50th richest person. Michio Matsui runs Matsui Securities, an online brokerage service. The firm was founded in 1931 by Takeshi Matsui as a traditional stock brokerage. Michio Matsui is the husband of Takeshi’s daughter, Chizuko. Michio took on his wife’s surname. The Matsui family owns about 51% of the Tokyo-listed firm. The company was incorporated in 1931; 87 years ago, it was a very small...

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Judith Neilson – Investor Profile

Judith Neilson is Australia’s richest woman. She is the first female investor billionaire with a net worth of $1.5 (2018). Judith Neilson holds the 26th position on the Forbes rich list. Judith Neilson is the ex-wife of billionaire Kerr Neilson and is now a billionaire herself. She holds a stake in international equities manager Platinum Asset Management, founded in 1994 by her former husband. She’s also reported to have her own property portfolio. The Zimbabwe-born former graphic designer is founder and director of Sydney’s White Rabbit Gallery, which showcases one of the world’s biggest collections of contemporary Chinese art...

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