Friday, June 15, 2007

Chou Funds

I just thought I’d point readers to a recent article in globeinvestor about my favorite Canadian mutual fund manager Francis Chou. I like his disciplined, methodical and deep-value approach to investing and although I’m personally not a big fan of mutual funds I own, and like the Chou Associates Fund for the following reasons:

•I think Francis Chou is a seasoned pro at finding deep value before the market

•He invests in markets that I do not have the time to follow

•15yr return 15.5%

•He invests for the long term and is not concerned with quarter to quarter fluctuations

•Very methodical investing style

•MER of 1.74% (in my opinion it is worth every penny)

(Disclaimer: I’m not your boss or your spouse so do you own research and make your opinions on when to buy or sell. Nothing I say should be bastardized or construed in any way to be advice)


Financial Jungle said...

Excellent choice! I have held Chou RRSP for 2 years for the reasons you described. Chou RRSP isn't a closet index fund, and its deviation from tech stocks in the late 90's was no accident.

Phoenix Mutual Funds said...

Never heard of the Chou Funds. Thanks for the tip.

Anonymous said...

I jumped into the associattes fund last nov and then this spring into the rrsp fund and i'm taking a bath on the dollar as a result. But I'm looking out five years plus so I can wait for him to work his magic. Don.

Anonymous said...

Happens even more cheerfully :)

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Haven't heard of the funds either. I'll have to take a look.

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