Five Good Questions: Mohnish Pabrai & Guy Spier – The Education of a Value Investor [Part 1]VW Staff
Mohnish Pabrai is the Managing Partner of the Pabrai Investment Funds and Dhandho Holdings. Since inception in 1999 with $1 million in assets under management, Pabrai Investment Funds has grown to over $690 million in AUM with an annualized gain of 17.7% (versus 5.2 % for the Dow). He is the author of two books, including The Dhandho Investor. Mohnish is also is the Founder and Chairman of the Dakshana Foundation, which is focused on providing world-class educational opportunities to economically and socially disadvantaged gifted children worldwide.
Guy Spier is the manager of Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by the original 1950’s Buffett partnerships. In 2007 he made headlines by bidding $650k with Mohnish Pabrai for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett. Guy recently published his first book, The Education of a Value Investor. In 2009, Spier and his family moved from New York to Zurich, Switzerland to escape the noise of Wall Street. He attained his MBA from Harvard Business School and has a First Class degree in Economics from Oxford University. He spoke at TED India and co-hosted TEDx Zurich.