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Archive for December, 2010

Who Is The Warren Buffett Of Canada? Prem Watsa Or Paul Desmarais?

Via Guru Focus, an interesting look up North at two legendary investors who could be considered the Warren Buffett of Canada.  As the first article notes: “…Warren Buffett – chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) – is the Oracle of Omaha. Is Prem Watsa – chairman of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (FFH) – the Warren […]

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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