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Value Investing Book Release Announcement

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"Value Investing: From Theory to Practice – A Guide to the Value Investing Process"
Dr. George Athanassakos has written the first ACADEMIC book on value investing titled “Value Investing: From Theory to Practice – A Guide to the Value Investing Process”. The book, that the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fairfax Financial Holding Ltd. Prem Watsa has called the "New Testament" to Ben Graham's "Old Testament", shows an analytical process to find and buy stocks that trade significantly below intrinsic value. Both the Paperback (for students) and the Hardcover (for public, at large) versions are now available for purchase!

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Upcoming Events

April 20, 2023
Fairfax Financial Holdings Annual General Meeting
Mr. Prem Watsa, Chairman and CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., Toronto, ON, Canada has invited Dr. Athanassakos and his Value Investing MBA and HBA students to attend Fairfax's annual general meeting of shareholders.

April 19, 2023
Ben Graham Centre’s 2023 Value Investing Conference
The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing will hold its annual Value Investing Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 19, 2023. The mission of the Conference is to promote the tenets of value investing as pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to expose Conference participants to the various value investing methods used by practitioners, and to encourage and support academic research and study in the area of value investing.

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April 18, 2023
Ben Graham Centre's 2023 International MBA Stock Picking Competition
The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing will hold its annual International Stock Picking Competition, at the MBA level, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 18, 2023. Teams from MBA schools from around the world will compete for $14,000 CAD in cash prizes, as well as, free attendance to the Ben Graham Centre’s 2023 Value Investing Conference and the Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Annual General Meeting, also held in Toronto.​

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October 7, 2022
2nd European Value Investing Conference
The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing (Europe) in collaboration with the Greek Centre for Value Investing is holding its 2nd European Value Investing Conference in Athens, Greece. The mission of the Conference is to promote the tenets of value investing as pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to expose conference participants to the various value investing methods used by practitioners, and to encourage and support academic research and study in the area of value investing.

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September 28, 2022
Value Investing Presentation at the CFA Society in Amsterdam

Dr. George Athanassakos will be giving a speech on value investing at an event sponsored by Fidelity International Ltd and hosted by the CFA Society in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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September 15, 2022
Value Investing Presentation at the Smart Vienna Conference
Dr. George Athanassakos will give a speech, titled "Value Investing: Does it work and why?", at the Smart Vienna Conference, an event sponsored by the CFA Society of Vienna and Vienna's Kathrein Bank.

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May 30 - June 3, 2022
Seminar on Value Investing and the Search for Value
Dr. George Athanassakos is offering a highly sought after five day Seminar on Value Investing and the Search for Value to finance executives, finance professionals, portfolio managers, financial analysts and individual investors seeking knowledge of value creation, valuation and value investing theory and practice.

Francis Chou, Founder and President, Chou Associates Management Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada will be a guest speaker on May 31, 2022.

Jeffrey D. Stacey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stacey Muirhead Capital Management, Waterloo, ON, Canada will be a guest speaker on June 2, 2022.

For more information, including how to register, see Seminars.

May 24, 2022
Value Investing Interview with The Globe and Mail (Report on Business)
Dr. George Athanassakos will share his views on investments and the economy in an interview with Brenda Bouw from The Globe and Mail (Report on Business).

Ivey Value Investing Classes Guest Speakers

2023

January 26, 2023
David Barr, Chief Executive Officer, PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada (6:20pm - 8:00pm, Ivey Business School, Room 1100)

February 9, 2023
Tye Bousada, Founding Partner, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada (6:20pm - 8:00pm, Ivey Business School, Room 1100)

March 9, 2023
Kim Shannon, President and Chief Investment Officer, Sionna Investment Managers, Toronto, ON, Canada (6:20pm - 8:00pm, Ivey Business School, Room 1100)

Read more about our Guest Speaker Series