Topic Working with the Buy-Side

  • Value Investor Checklist

    Here is a Value Investor Checklist for you to use.  It gives you a good idea on how to tell your story to hit key elements of your investment thesis.  These are good criteria to evaluate any investment.

  • Hedge Fund Hotels

    From time to time you may hear the term Hedge Fund Hotel. Here is some background on what a Hedge Fund Hotel is.

  • Sovereign Wealth Funds

    Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) have grown steadily over the past 20 years. Here is some background on SWF’s.

  • Ameriprise Org Chart

    Here is the org chart for Ameriprise so you can see which shops connected to Ameriprise you meet with or are shareholders. You should assume these firms/divisions/subsidiaries all talk to one another and share ideas.

  • Letting Investors Vent

    It is inevitable. Your company will do something that disappoints the Street. Most of the time it involves stock pressure from a negative surprise – missed guidance, new lawsuit, delayed products, impairments, etc. Here are some tips to deal with investors who need/want to vent.

  • Hints in Managing the Buy Side

    Here are some hints on working with and managing the buy-side. These can be helpful reminders and give you an edge when working with the folks who are buying and selling your stock.

  • Investment Firm Portfolio Summary – Example

    Many investment firm shops provide monthly, quarterly and/or annual portfolio summaries to the families and individuals who have funded their various funds. Ultimately, this is their scorecard on portfolio performance. Here is an example of how an investment institution talks to its shareholders/investors.

  • Buy Side Types and Styles

    There are many different types and styles of buy siders. Use this resource to see the landscape and some examples.