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Archive for September, 2009

Prem Watsa: “Warren Buffett of the North”

Courtesy of Guru Focus, a quick look at Prem Watsa, the boss of Fairfax Financial Holdings who many consider to be the “Warren Buffett pf the North.  We are going to look at Mr. Watsa in more detail in future posts; here is just an introductory report: “…Prem Watsa … seems to have more flexibility […]

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Li Ka Shing: Buffett of Asia

Via Bloomberg, an interesting article on Li Ka Shing, a man many consider to be akin to an Asian Buffett.  As the report notes: “…Many will see optimism in news that hedge-fund managers are making a comeback after suffering their darkest year on record in 2008. Stock markets are indeed recovering amid hopes that the […]

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Takeda Wahei: The Warren Buffett Of Japan?

Courtesy of Guru Focus, an article on Takeda Wahei, a well-known Buffett follower in Japan.  As the report notes: “…Virtually unknown in the West, Takeda is the closest thing Japan has to Warren Buffett. In fact, fairly handicapped, he may even be a little better. It is one thing to make one’s reputation as an […]

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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 and geopolitical pressures in the global agricultural sector at