The Value Hunter Seth Klarman Searches For Bargains — Barron’s 1991 Interview – Spinoffs – ValueWalk Premium

The Value Hunter Seth Klarman Searches For Bargains — Barron’s 1991 Interview – Spinoffs

Continued from part two.

Moving away from distressed debt, Seth Klarman started to discuss a traditional Graham and Dodd value play that he was currently interested in.

The company in question was called Esco Electronics, a spinoff from Emerson Electric.

Seth Klarman: True value
Esco Electronics was a traditional value play that was trading at such a deep discount to book, it was difficult to pass up the opportunity. Indeed, at the time Esco was trading at only 8% of book value, had over 6,000 employees . . .


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