Seth Klarman’s Margin of Safety provides “Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor.”
While Margin of Safety is sure to cost you thousands of dollars if you buy it online, there are tons of Margin of Safety PDF Downloads and notes available free on the internet. Below are some of my favourite excerpts from Margin of Safety, and related Seth Klarman investing material.
And by the way, if you’re not entirely sure why you should care about these PDF downloads and notes from Seth Klarman’s “Margin of Safety” book, just remember that his Baupost Group is the 11th largest hedge fund and focuses strictly on value investing. And in this short blog post I’ll share with you a few of Seth Klarman’s Margin Of Safety PDF Downloads and notes. So here they are…
The Best Seth Klarman Margin of Safety PDF Downloads and Notes:
30 Big Ideas From Margin of Safety (PDF Download): The author of this presentation claims to have read Margin of Safety 4 times. And to his credit, this Margin of Safety PDF Download is the 30 biggest ideas extracted from Klarman’s Margin of Safety. The thing I love about this Margin of Safety PDF download is how easy it is to read, yet it encapsulates all of the main points of Margin of Safety. This is one of those PDF downloads that I bookmark and keep coming back to. If you invest with a Margin of Safety approach, I encourage you to do the same.
Chapter-By-Chapter Review of Margin of Safety: Barel Karsan provides a great chapter-by-chapter review of Margin of Safety. The lessons learned are consistent with what you would expect of a Benjamin-Graham-style value investor. But they are presented in an easy-to-read way and provide a very in-depth look at what Seth Klarman’s Margin of Safety is really about. I encourage you to check out this blog as it’s a great value investing resource.
Margin of Safety PDF Notes: These notes, prepared by Robert Redfield in 1991 offer a chronological summary of Seth Klarman’s Margin of Safety. And these free PDF notes do a great isolating the actionable suggestions from Margin of Safety so that you can start to internalize and apply the value investing principals and methodology that Margin of Safety recommends. What more could you as for in terms of free PDF notes on Klarman’s Margin of Safety.
Charlie Rose asks some great questions about Margin of Safety (like where there isn’t another edition!) Rose also compares Karlman to Buffett and provides a lot of other interesting insight to would-be value investors. I spent the whole video scribbling down notes on Margin of Safety and I think if you watch the video above, you’ll be doing the same!
Despite the cult following Margin of Safety (and the assorted PDF downloads) have attained, Seth Klarman keeps a relatively low profile. Even though he manages a massive hedge fund with almost $25B in assets under management, he flies low on the radar. So enjoy these Margin of Safety presentations and PDF downloads. I hope they help give you your fill of Seth Klarman until you make enough money to buy Margin of Safety.
If you’re looking for more value investing information Seth Klarman would approve of then I recommend you check out The Intelligent Investor and (if you’re feeling ambitious) Security Analysis (for which he wrote an introduction).Of course, anything about Warren Buffett’s Investment Strategy is fair game too.
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