We continue to have a strong conviction in a strategy of buying companies at 80-90% discount to NAV, with an expectation of a catalyst for value realisation.
While over the long-term this has proven to be a very effective strategy, it has performed poorly over the past year.
What could be the cause? We believe the global underperformance of the value factor is the main culprit.
We have previously illustrated this using benchmarks from MSCI and Russell Investments. However, to show just how extreme the current moves are, (more…)