ALLEN C. BENELLO, CFA, is the chairman of White River Investment Partners, LLC, a private investment firm in San Francisco.
MICHAEL VAN BIEMA is the founder and man- aging principal of van Biema Value Partners, LLC, and coauthor of Value Investing.
TOBIAS E. CARLISLE is a partner at Carbon Beach Asset Management, LLC, and author of the books Deep Value and Quantitative Value and the Greenbackd.com blog.
Concentrated Investing 1
Chapter 1 Lou Simpson: The Disciplined Investor 5
A Portrait of Concentration
Chapter 2 John Maynard Keynes: Investor Philosopher 35
The Economics of Concentration
Chapter 3 Kelly, Shannon, and Thorp: Mathematical Investors 71
Chapter 4 Warren Buffett: The Kelly-Betting Value Investor 89
Portfolio Concentration for Value Investors
Chapter 5 Charlie Munger: Concentration’s Muse 109
Quality without Compromise
Chapter 6 Kristian Siem: The Industrialist 131
The Importance of Permanent Capital to the Long-Term Investor
Chapter 7 Grinnell College: The School of Concentration 159
Concentration and Long-Term Investing for Endowment
Chapter 8 Glenn Greenberg: The Iconoclast 177
Simple, Common Sense Research, and Tennis Shoes
Chapter 9 Conclusion 203
The Concentrated Investor’s Temperament
About the Authors 221