Powerpoint Warren Buffet


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Powerpoint Warren Buffet

  1. 1. Born on August 30,1930 (age 83)  Nationality: American  Education: Master of Science in Economics  From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Columbia Business School  Occupation: Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway  Net Worth: ^US$ 58.5 Billion (2013) 
  2. 2.  Spouse (s) › Susan Thompson Buffet (m.1952-2004) › Astrid Menks (m. 2006)  Children › Susan Alice Thompson › Howard Graham Buffet › Peter Andrew Buffet
  3. 3.  “Wizard of Omaha”  “Oracle of Omaha”  “Sage of Omaha” -Means Knowledgeable or Wise
  4. 4. American Business magnate  Philanthropist (Bill & Melinda Gates foundation)  Widely considered the most successful investor of 20th century  Noted for his adherence to the value investing philosophy and for his frugality despite his immense wealth . 
  5. 5.  Consistently ranked among the worlds wealthiest people  2008-Ranked first  2011-3rd  2012-Time magazine named him one of the most influential people in the world
  6. 6.  PetroChina Company Were on October 2008 , He invested $230 Million for 10% of BYD Company which runs a subsidiary of electric automobile manufacturer, in less than a year the investment reaped him over 500% Return to profit.
  7. 7.  “It cost a penny to make , Sell it for a dollar ,It’s addictive and there’s a fantastic brand loyalty”. ( Buffet: The fall of RJR Nabisco 1987)  “I would not like to have a significant percentage of my net worth invested in tobacco business. The economy of the business may be fine , but that doesn't mean it has bright future.” (Buffet, 1994)
  8. 8.  Coal- PacifiCorp -A subsidiary of his MidAmerican Energy Company  Renewable Energy -A $2 Billion Solar energy project -$ 1.8 Billion Wind farms
  9. 9.  A conglomerate holding company › Geico, BNSF, Lubrizol, Dairy Queen, fruit of the Loom, Helzberg diamonds, American Express, The Coca-Cola company, Wells, Falgo & IBM  Business partners: Charlie Munger, Walter Scott and others.
  10. 10. “It has hard to estimate the future value, Investors should be looking to the companies that will have good value in ten years”. (Buffet, May 2012)
  11. 11.  May 29, 1990 Berkshire Hathaway began selling class A shares, the market closed at $7,175 a share 1998-He acquired General Re (Gen Re)  2002-He entered in $11 Billion worth of Forward Contracts to deliver U.S. dollars against other currency and he gains $2 billion by 2006 
  12. 12.  Having Cash on your Pocket Investing in Microsoft  Buying stocks in airlines  -Offering attractive security but don’t have attractive equity
  13. 13.  Timing in investing is a vey tricky thing  To make a wonderful business focus on the question “ WHAT”  “Don’t think about the Micro stuff but understands the IMPORTANT and KNOWABLE”.
  14. 14.  In decision making it is like looking at the Mirror- You should state why you should buy that stocks .  I am buying this stocks “ BECAUSE”  Tell the reasons why you love it When you can figure out the reasons leave it alone & FIND SOMETHING THAT COULD DIRECT YOUR FOCUS
  15. 15.  Your decision is your Responsibility  “Don’t Spend anytime looking back at the mistakes but rather LOOK FORWARD cause it doesn’t make any difference”.
  16. 16. Upon investing it is important that you better understand what is the investment is all about.  You should like it  You must know it.  Just like what Buffet says focus on the “IMPORTANT” and “KNOWABLE” 