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Munger on Lu

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal, a wide-ranging interview with Charlie Munger who takes the opportunity to highlight the investing acumen of Li Lu [of Himalaya Capital Management LLC in Seattle] who has been a successful investor using Graham’s training to look for deeper values: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B 0.22% Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, 95, spoke to Wall Street Journal […]

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How Norway’s Warren Buffett Has Banked 30% Yearly Gains Since 1987

Via MarketWatch, a look at the man called by many the Warren Buffett of Norway: Kristian Siem is considered by many to be the Warren Buffett of Norway. Since 1987 Siem has compounded his money at a rate of about 30% annualized, increasing his worth from about $5 million in 1987 to around $2 billion […]

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The Buffetts of China

Courtesy of The Economist, a look at how China’s wild-east stockmarkets are more suited to cowboys than to Oracles from Omaha: AS THE second-richest person in the world, and with a half-century record of investing success, Warren Buffett is a household name worldwide. But in China, he is something more: a celebrity. In March a special edition […]

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Follow ‘Buffett of France’ for a Three-Year Double

Via Barron’s Ahead of the Crowd, a look at a conglomerate that has long bested Berkshire Hathaway: Over the past two decades, French billionaire Vincent Bolloré has made a compounded 16.8% a year for investors through his investment vehicle,Bolloré SA (ticker: BOL.France) (BOIVF). That compares with 10.6% for Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B). Remarkably, this comes after a […]

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Woman Warren Buffett of China

Via Ozy, an article on Kathy Xu, whom some people refer to as the woman Warren Buffett of China: In a cream-colored Hillary Clinton-esque suit, Kathy Xu looks like she means business — billions of dollars’ worth. Her heavy perfume has a whiff of what we’d imagine sweet, cold cash smells like, and she wears […]

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Ajay Piramal: ‘India’s Warren Buffett’

Via the Asia Society, a brief look at Ajay Piramal, sometimes referred to as ’India’s Warren Buffett’: Ajay Piramal is currently the chairman of the Piramal-Shriram Group, a conglomerate that has ventures in health care, financial services, and information management, among other industries, and employs over 76,000 people in India, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan […]

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About This Blog And Its Author
Global Buffetts is dedicated to compiling a compendium of elite international money managers & investors.  While the U.S. is indeed home to a number of world-class financiers, the rapid economic development and dynamic rise of financial acumen around the world has changed the playing field in the past decades.  There are now a number of global "Buffetts" plying their trade & demonstrating their expertise in their own markets.  Often, however, there is little written about such individuals as most popular media is focused on the big names in U.S. investing.  This personal interest blog is one individual's attempt to uncover other elite money managers from around the world.

Educated at Yale University (Bachelor of Arts - History) and Harvard (Master in Public Policy - International Development), Monty Simus has lived, worked, and traveled in more than forty countries spanning Africa, China, western Europe, the Middle East, South America, and Southeast & Central Asia, and his personal interests comprise economic development, policy, investment, technology, natural resources, and the environment, with a particular focus on globalization’s impact upon these subject areas.  Monty writes about frontier investment markets at www.wildcatsandblacksheep.com and geopolitical pressures in the global agricultural sector at www.seedsofarevolution.com.