OMAHA, Neb., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles Brandes, CFA, Brandes Investment Partners' founder and chairman, will speak Friday, April 29 at the Value Investor Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. Brandes – in addition to his roles and responsibilities at Brandes Investment Partners – is a philanthropist and the author of Brandes on Value: The Independent Investor.
Roger Lowenstein, a prominent financial journalist and author of six books – three of them New York Times bestsellers – including Buffett: The Making of An American Capitalist, When Genius Failed, and, most recently, America's Bank, will moderate a Q&A session with Brandes, which takes place at 4:40 p.m. CDT.
The Q&A session, titled "A Disciple of the Benjamin Graham School of Value Investing," will draw from Brandes' experience as a value investor over the last four decades and the lessons learned from building a global value investment firm.
Topics of discussion include the proven Graham-and-Dodd principles; Brandes' story of meeting Ben Graham; and a selection of investment themes that exemplify how a value investor should approach the current market environment.
"Our global conference of value investors, representing all six continents and 33 countries, eagerly awaits Charles and Roger's Conversation and Q&A," said Robert P. Miles, conference director of the Value Investor Conference, author, and distinguished expert on Warren Buffett.
The annual conference – currently in its 13th year – take place at Mammel Hall, home of The University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) College of Business Administration (CBA). The sold-out event brings together a diverse set of perspectives on value investing from a range of global institutional investors, CEOs, money managers, private investors, best-selling authors, and university professors. The event was created to provide shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway with a venue to meet like-minded professionals immediately ahead of the annual shareholders meeting in Omaha.
About Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.
Brandes is a leading investment advisory firm, managing global equity and fixed-income assets for clients worldwide. Since the firm's inception in 1974, Brandes has consistently applied the value investing approach, pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to security selection and was among the first investment firms to invest globally using a value approach. The independently owned firm manages a variety of active investment strategies and applies its investment philosophy consistently in all market conditions. Headquartered in San Diego, Brandes and its related entities have offices in Milwaukee, Toronto, Dublin and Singapore.
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