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Great stock picks

Buckle up: This market is throwing up amazing companies at amazing prices

Investors are well aware that equity markets have commenced 2022 with severe volatility and big price declines. Certain long-term winning businesses have recently become a lot cheaper. That is, less risky. We acknowledge that the drawdowns have been uncomfortable, as they always are. But understanding these as part of the natural journey to strong long-term compounding gives peace of mind to stay the course.

why tech stocks are NOT overvalued

Why R&D masks earnings & value in today’s mega-techs

– Andrew Macken   In the eyes of many investors, today’s mega-techs – Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet, for example – are way overvalued. A cursory glance at the valuations of the North American majors suggests they are more expensive, say, than most of the big non-financial ASX-listed companies. You need to pay a higher multiple …

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How Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ shareholder letters made me a better investor – 7 lessons learnt

Investment legend James Anderson said something interesting: that an investor today needed to read not just Buffett’s words, but also the shareholder letters of Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos. I took note of Anderson’s tip and immersed myself in Bezos’s shareholder letters, getting inside the great man’s thinking, and here’s what I learnt.

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Barbarians in your portfolio: The best way to access the private markets boom

Of the private market giants, our preferred option is Blackstone, the world’s number one player with $US731 billion of assets under management (AUM) across all asset classes. The company has grown its AUM by 16% per annum for the last decade. It has created a ‘flywheel’ where its success allows it to attract the best talent and best deals, that lead to further success.

Our Montaka Long Only funds strive to act as a core, high conviction, global portfolio holding. Consistent with the long portfolios in our Montaka Variable Net funds, this offering is focused on owning the world’s high quality, undervalued businesses – and cash when appropriate – to outperform its benchmark.

Our Montaka Active Extension funds strive for maximised return over the long-term. Owning the Montaka Variable Net long portfolio typically scaled up to approximately 130 percent - and the Montaka Variable Net short portfolio typically scaled down to approximately 30 percent – this these funds results in a net market exposure of approximately 100 percent most of the time.

Our Montaka variable net funds strive for significant downside protection – but with minimal upside reduction. Focused on owning the world’s great and growing businesses when they are undervalued, while managing a portfolio of short positions in businesses that are deteriorating, misperceived, and overvalued, this these funds are our flagship long-short.

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Our Montaka Long Only funds strive to act as a core, high conviction, global portfolio holding. Consistent with the long portfolios in our Montaka Variable Net funds, this offering is focused on owning the world’s high quality, undervalued businesses – and cash when appropriate – to outperform its benchmark.

Our Montaka Active Extension funds strive for maximised return over the long-term. Owning the Montaka Variable Net long portfolio typically scaled up to approximately 130 percent - and the Montaka Variable Net short portfolio typically scaled down to approximately 30 percent – this these funds results in a net market exposure of approximately 100 percent most of the time.

Our Montaka variable net funds strive for significant downside protection – but with minimal upside reduction. Focused on owning the world’s great and growing businesses when they are undervalued, while managing a portfolio of short positions in businesses that are deteriorating, misperceived, and overvalued, this these funds are our flagship long-short.