Arif Karim’s Interview with the Investors Podcast – We Study Billionaires

30 June 2020 | by Ensemble Capital

Ensemble Capital’s Senior Investment Analyst, Arif Karim, recently had the pleasure of speaking with Stig Brodersen and Preston Pysh on their Investors Podcast show We Study Billionaires. 

During the interview, Arif discussed:

  • Ensemble’s investment strategy of selecting resilient and competitively-advantaged companies in constructing client portfolios that can withstand crises in general.
  • How the portfolio management team  incorporated real-time information coming out of China and Italy about the novel 2019 Coronavirus and COVID-19 disease’s economic impact to better position client portfolio positioning for this challenge in particular.
  • Investing in secular trends and how they relate to our existing investment framework.
  • Our view on durable competitive advantage and capital allocation by management and how that relates to technology companies.
  • Impact of the Fed’s actions on the investment environment.
  • A summary of our investment thesis on Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), the enabling of the “Bionic Surgeon”, and why its focused mission-driven culture positions it well to outmaneuver competitors in the growing robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery market.

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