My Top 44 Superinvestors’ List to Follow 2024

These 44 investors taught me about investing, more than a CFA or business school.

These 44 investors taught me about investing.

More than a CFA or business school.

I spent the last 13 years following them. And I’ve compiled my top list of favourite investors (books, podcasts, letters) here.

Perhaps, you might find them useful:

“Old School” Value Investing

  • Benjamin Graham, Father of Value Investing
  • Walter Schloss, “net-net” investing
  • Irving Kahn, oldest living active investor
  • William Browne, “net-net” investing
  • Jean-Marie Eveillard, 15.7%/year returns over 26 years
  • Peter Cundhill, 100x over 33 years (Book: There’s Always Something to Do)
  • Bill Miller, outperformed S&P over 15 years

Pay for Quality Investing

  • Warren Buffett, GOAT
  • Peter Lynch, “buy what you know” (Books: One Up on Wall Street, Beating the Street)
  • Joel Greenblatt, The Magic Formula (Book: You Can Be a Stock Market Genius)
  • Terry Smith,UK’s Warren Buffett
  • Mohnish Pabrai, 25%/year returns since 1999
  • Li Lu, “Chinese Warren Buffett”
  • Prem Watsa, Warren Buffett of Canada
  • Nick Sleep, 921% gains over 13 years
  • Bruce Greenwald, taught me business strategy
  • Chuck Akre, “Three-Legged Stool” Theory
  • Phillip Fisher, Scuttlebutt Investing
  • Pat Dorsey, Economic Moat Ratings for Morningstar
  • Tom Gayner, Markel — “mini Berkshire Hathaway”

Macro, “Event-Driven” Investing

  • Ray Dalio, founded world’s biggest hedge fund
  • David Tepper, +25%/year returns for 30 years
  • Paul Singer, buys distressed country debt
  • Julian Robertson, Tiger Fund

Activist Investing

  • Bill Ackman, deep value research
  • Dan Loeb, known for “pointy, direct” letters to management
  • Carl Icahn, vulture investor

Distressed Investing

  • Seth Klarman, deep value debt investing
  • Michael Burry, predicted housing bubble, +498% gains 2000-2008
  • Marty Whitman, deep value debt investing
  • Howard Marks, junk bond investor
  • David Einhorn, runs Greenlight Capital

Contrarian

  • Jeremy Grantham, spots bubbles

Bond Investors

  • Jeffrey Gundlach, “King of Bonds”
  • Bill Gross, Bond King

Short-Sellers

  • Iceberg Research
  • Muddy Waters
  • Citron Research
  • Hindenburg Research

Special Mentions (if you’re into Asia)

  • Claire Barnes (Apollo Asia Fund), compound 16.5%/year since 1999
  • Benjamin Koh (Lighthouse Advisors), great letters worth a read
  • Yeoman Capital, proud to be a Singapore investor
  • Richard Lawrence, China/HK specialist
  • Cheah Cheng Hye/V-Nee Yeh, runs Value Partners

Click HERE to grab my full list with link

Sometimes, investing can be simple. 

Willie Keng, CFA

Founder, Dividend Titan

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