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Marty Whitman on "Investing Techniques and the Early Days at SOM," NYC

Wednesday, Feb 27 2013 at 11:15 pm - Thursday, Feb 28 2013 at 1:30 am EST

Marty J. Whitman, Chairman and Founder of Third Avenue Management, discussed "Investing Techniques and the Early Days at SOM" with the Yale SOM NYC Chapter on February 27, 2013. Regarded as the "Dean of Value Investing", Marty Whitman has proven an effective value investor in common stocks and an adept control investor who has led the rehabilitations of companies in various industries over the past five decades, including Nabors Industries and Covanta Energy. Mr. Whitman founded the predecessor to the Third Avenue Funds in 1986 and M.J. Whitman, a full service broker-dealer affiliated with Third Avenue in 1974. He managed the flagship Third Avenue Value Fund since inception in 1990 through March 1, 2012. He was Third Avenue's Chief Investment Officer from its founding through January 2010. For over 30 years, Mr. Whitman was a Distinguished Management Fellow at Yale SOM. He is the author of The Aggressive Conservative Investor, Value Investing-A Balanced Approach and Distress Investing: Principles and Technique. He is a frequent speaker and commenter within the financial services community. Appetizers will be provided by SOMAA. Please bring a picture ID to enter the building and check in with security. When: February 27, 2013, 6:15-8:30pm Where: Wells Fargo Advisors, 375 Park Avenue (between 52nd and 53rd streets), Westchester Room, NYC

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