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Chuck Akre

Chuck Akre

Akre Capital Management, LLC
Last update 2022-05-13 22 Stocks (0 new)
Value $14.66 Bil Turnover 0 %
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Chuck Akre Profile

Chuck founded Akre Capital Management in 1989 after 21 years in the securities business at NYSE member firm Johnston, Lemon & Co. At Johnston, Lemon & Co., he managed various parts of the business, including branch management, research and asset management. Beginning in June of 1993, Akre operated the firm under the umbrella of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co. Taking the business private again in 2000, he moved the firm to the rural village of Middleburg, Virginia.

Chuck Akre Investing Philosophy

Chuck Akre employs a classic value approach in selecting companies for his portfolio based upon the idea of a “three-legged stool.” This metaphoric three legged stool describes what he looks for in an investment: extraordinary business, talented management and great reinvestment opportunities and histories. The Akre Capital Management team focuses squarely on growth in the underlying economic value per share – often defined as book value per share – over the course of time. Quarterly “misses” are seen as opportunities over the course of five to ten year investment horizons.