an investment that pays for itself
NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 4, 2007
Over the past three years, the Value Investing Congress has grown into the platform of choice for today's best known value investors to discuss their investing philosophies and favorite stock picks. Past Congresses have seen prominent investors such as best-selling author Mohnish Pabrai and activists Bill Ackman and David Einhorn share investment ideas that yielded great profits for those in attendance. All three are among this year's returning speakers. As always, there will be ample time for attendees to ask questions of every speaker.
The complete speaker lineup at the 3rd Annual New York Value Investing Congress includes:
-- Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors
-- Bill Ackman, Pershing Square
-- Mohnish Pabrai, Pabrai Funds
-- David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital
-- Rich Pzena, Pzena Investment Management
-- Larry Robbins, Glenview Capital Management
-- Steven Tananbaum, GoldenTree Asset Management
-- Murray Stahl, Horizon Asset Management
-- Scott Bommer, SAB Capital Advisors
-- Atticus Lowe and Lance Helfert, West Coast Asset Management
-- Lisa Rapuano, Lane Five Capital Management
-- Ken Shubin Stein, Spencer Capital Management
-- Whitney Tilson, Value Investor Insight and T2 Partners
-- Glenn Tongue, T2 Partners
The days leading up to the Congress offer investors of all levels the chance to take part in pre-Congress workshops focusing on strategies that will enable participants to become more successful at analyzing companies and identifying promising value opportunities. On November 26th, Whitney Tilson will teach An Introduction to Value Investing, a practical workshop developed for beginning and intermediate investors. The following day, November 27th, Mr. Tilson and his business partner, Glenn Tongue, will present An Advanced Seminar on Value Investing, an intensive workshop focusing on crucial value investing concepts. Past workshop participants enthusiastically recommend the sessions, describing them as "an investment that pays for itself" with insights and teachings that can be "immediately put to use."
"Especially in volatile markets, disciplined value investing strategies focused on undervalued stocks have proven time and again to provide the strongest long-term performance of any investing style," 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. "The impressive roster of speakers who will be presenting at this year's Congress guarantees that every attendee will leave with exciting new investment ideas to research and act on."
"The Value Investing Congress is designed for disciplined, value-oriented investors who are committed to learning from each other and sharing ideas," said Value Investing Congress co-founder John L. Schwartz, MD. "Over the past two years, attendees have reaped enormous financial benefits from their participation in the Value Investing Congress. We are excited about this year's gathering, which will build upon the investing success that Congress participants are experiencing."
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 3rd Annual New York Value Investing Congress is available at ValueInvestingCongress.com. Sponsors of the Value Investing Congress include Capital IQ, Wiley, Agora Financial, and Columbia Business School. Media partners for the Value Investing Congress include Value Investor Insight, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, The Prudent Speculator, Seeking Alpha, Investment Dealer's Digest, Investment Management Weekly, and Money Management Executive.