Leading Value Investors to Address 4th Annual Value Investing Congress

2008-08-07 02:00:00

Leading Value Investors to Address 4th Annual Value Investing Congress

World’s Most Influential Investors Will Share Market Predictions, Investment Strategies and Favorite Stock Picks at 2008 New York City Conference

New York, NY (EMWNews) August 7, 2008 — Schwartz-Tilson Information Inc. today announced the speaker lineup for the 4th Annual New York Value Investing Congress, which will offer attendees strategic and timely insight from many of the brightest minds in value investing. The Congress will be held October 6 and 7, 2008 at New York’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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The Value Investing Congress is recognized as one of the premier events for value investors around the world. For the past three years, Congress speakers – the all-stars of value investing – have discussed their philosophies and favorite stock picks with attendees, who have the opportunity to ask questions of every speaker. Among the highlights from the 2007 New York Congress were Bill Ackman’s MBIA (MBI)/Ambac (ABK) short strategy, David Einhorn’s short thesis on Lehman Brothers (LEH), Mark Sellers’ presentation on Contango (MCF), and Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue’s EMC Corp. (EMC) stub – a long EMC, short VMware (VMW) strategy.

The speaker lineup at the 4th Annual New York Value Investing Congress includes:

  • Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors
  • Bill Ackman, Pershing Square
  • Mohnish Pabrai, Pabrai Investment Funds
  • David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital
  • Mark Sellers, Sellers Capital
  • Jeffrey Schwarz, Metropolitan Capital Advisors
  • Aaron Edelheit, Sabre Value Management
  • Boykin Curry, Eagle Capital
  • Whitney Tilson, Value Investor Insight and T2 Partners
  • Glenn H. Tongue, T2 Partners

On October 5, 2008, investors will have the opportunity to participate in a pre-Congress workshop focusing on strategies that will enable them to become more successful at analyzing companies and identifying promising value opportunities. Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue of T2 Partners will teach An Advanced Seminar on Value Investing: How to Decipher Financial Statements, Avoid Value Traps and Pick Investment Winners. Past participants have enthusiastically endorsed this in-depth workshop, describing it as “an investment that pays for itself” with information that can be “immediately put to use.”

“With markets in a state of tremendous volatility, it is now more important than ever to employ disciplined value investing strategies. By focusing on undervalued stocks, investors can take advantage of the current environment and realize the best long-term gains,” said Whitney Tilson, the co-founder of the Value Investing Congress, the founder of hedge fund firm T2 Partners, and a regular columnist for the Financial Times and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

“Whether you’re an expert in value investing or simply looking to learn more about one of the most successful investing styles, the Value Investing Congress offers an unparalleled experience,” said Value Investing Congress co-founder John L. Schwartz, M.D. “All attendees will gain valuable insight from the world’s most renowned value investors, have the opportunity engage one another with thoughts and strategies, and leave with new skills and ideas to beat the market.”

About the Value Investing Congress

Whitney Tilson and John L. Schwartz established the Value Investing Congress in 2004 so that passionate value investors – disciples of Graham, Dodd, Buffett and Munger – can meet and learn from one another and achieve even greater investment success. Tilson is one of the country’s best known value investors and is the co-founder of Value Investor Insight. Schwartz is the founder and former CEO of Continuing Medical Education, Inc., the highly successful medical information company. Click here to see what people are saying about the Value Investing Congress.

More information on the upcoming 4th Annual New York Value Investing Congress is available at ValueInvestingCongress.com. Sponsors of the Value Investing Congress include Capital IQ, Wiley, Columbia Business School, and Value Investor Insight. Supporting organizations are The Value Investors Club and NYSSA. Media partners for the Value Investing Congress include Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Seeking Alpha, and Dow Jones Hedge Fund Trades.

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