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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

October 13, 2023
3rd European Value Investing Conference
The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing (Europe), in collaboration with the Greek Centre for Value Investing, is holding its 3rd 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 (Date T.B.A.), 2023
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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June 14, 2023
Value Investing Keynote Presentation at the ASAC Conference
Dr. George Athanassakos will give a keynote presentation, titled "Value vs Growth Investing and the Future of Stock Prices", at the ASAC (Administrative Sciences Association of Canada) Conference in Toronto, an event hosted by the Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University.

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May 29 - June 2, 2023
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.

Benj Gallander, Co-founder & President, Contra the Heard, Toronto, ON, Canada, will be a guest speaker on May 30, 2023.

Michael McCloskey, Founder, President & Chief Investment Officer, GreensKeeper Asset Management Inc., Oakville, ON, Canada, will be a guest speaker on June 2, 2023.

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

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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February 22, 2023
Value Investing Keynote Presentation at the 4th Occupational Retirement Provision Forum
Dr. George Athanassakos will give a keynote presentation, titled "The Future of Stock Prices" at the 4th Occupational Retirement Provision Forum, organized by the Hellenic Union of Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision.

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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)

2024

January 25, 2024
Rui Cardoso, Managing Director, U.S. and International Equities, Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd., Toronto, ON, Canada (6:20pm - 8:00pm, Ivey Business School, Room 1100)

March 8, 2024
Daniel Lewin, President, Lewin Capital Management Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada (6:20pm - 8:00pm, Ivey Business School, Room 1100)

Read more about our Guest Speaker Series