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Archive for January, 2021

‘Our Generation’s Berkshire Hathaway’: Chamath Palihapitiya

Via Business Insider, a look at how billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya is modeling his firm on Warren Buffett’s company: Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya wants to build his Social Capital firm into a tech-focused successor to Warren Buffett’s $400 billion conglomerate. “My ambition is to be our generation’s Berkshire Hathaway,” the Virgin Galactic chairman said in […]

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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