Category "Business Models"
Why public investors should care about the rise of private investment
To be sure, there are many reasons a company may prefer to turn to private investors over more traditional public markets, but as more companies choose private funding when they need to raise capital, what are the implications for investors...
Playing the plan: Mawer’s international equity portfolio | EP19
David Ragan, co-manager of Mawer’s international equity strategies, discusses the current economic environment, what changes have been made to the portfolio as a result, and highlights holdings in the exciting worlds of nanotechnology, door locks, and pharmacies.
A selective approach to equity markets
Last week, Morningstar interviewed international equity portfolio manager David Ragan about finding resilient stocks in international markets during turbulent times.
The competitive advantages of decentralized structures
How can a business continue to grow while still retaining the internal characteristics that helped contribute to its past success?
Playing the plan: Mawer’s Emerging Markets Equity portfolio | EP15
Peter Lampert, lead portfolio manager of Mawer’s Emerging Markets Equity Fund, discusses the current investing environment for emerging markets, the importance of resilience, and reviews portfolio holdings in beer, security systems, and bakery ingredient distribution.
Canadian lifecos: More than just insurance
Canadian insurance companies are no longer just in the business of selling insurance to Canadians. They function more like financial conglomerates, and that, for investors, is potentially a good thing.
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