We are bottom-up, fundamental investors; as such, we invest with conviction where we believe we have differentiated views and insights. We are mindful of risk; therefore, we are constantly asking: are we being compensated for bearing risk? We accomplish this in one of two ways: by uncovering different or better information, or by interpreting information differently. We then marry the differentiated, fundamental research process with a disciplined approach to valuation in an effort to uncover the most promising investment opportunities.
With globalization in retreat, emerging market (EM) countries and companies will need to adapt as they continue their path to prosperity.