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Investing by the Books: #14 Patrik Wahlén on Business Adventures

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Eddie Palmgren

Niklas Sävås

2022-01-25

10:00

Patrik Wahlén is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Swedish industrial group Volati. We have the pleasure to discuss one of his favorite books, featuring several timeless Wall Street stories. Besides the lessons from John Brooks and the stock market, we talk about how to build a lasting serial acquirer and what you can learn from English soccer clubs.

 

Episode Notes

Books Mentioned

  • Business Adventures – John Brooks (1969)
  • Confusion of Confusions – Joseph de la Vega (1688)
  • Expectations Investing – Michael Mauboussin & Alfred Rappaport (2021)
  • The House of Morgan – Ron Chernow (1990)
  • All books by Peter Bevelin

Companies Mentioned (in order of its first appearance)

  • Volati
  • American Express
  • Ford
  • Xerox
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Tornum (part of Volati)
  • Assa Abloy
  • Nibe
  • Salix (part of Volati)

More on Patrik Wahlén

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PGWahlen

Volati: https://www.volati.se/en/about-volati.aspx


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About the podcast

Welcome to Investing by the Books podcast!

Through life and investing, we believe books are an excellent source to better understand oneself, other investors, and the world. Our podcast could be valuable if you:

  • Want to improve as an investor and person
  • Want inspiration for what to read next
  • Struggle to read as much as you want
  • Want more insights from the authors

In the podcast, our ambition is to educate sophisticated and aspiring investors. We want to convey timeless knowledge through deep conversations with authors and other guests.

For us, investing is a multidisciplinary art and craft. The content includes Behavioral Finance, Business, Economics, Equity Investing, Finance, and Surrounding Knowledge.

To improve the podcast, we really appreciate your feedback, so please rate and review us! Do you have questions for our guests, book suggestions, or feedback? Follow us and get in touch at:

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About the podcast

Welcome to Investing by the Books podcast!

Through life and investing, we believe books are an excellent source to better understand oneself, other investors, and the world. Our podcast could be valuable if you:

  • Want to improve as an investor and person
  • Want inspiration for what to read next
  • Struggle to read as much as you want
  • Want more insights from the authors

In the podcast, our ambition is to educate sophisticated and aspiring investors. We want to convey timeless knowledge through deep conversations with authors and other guests.

For us, investing is a multidisciplinary art and craft. The content includes Behavioral Finance, Business, Economics, Equity Investing, Finance, and Surrounding Knowledge.

To improve the podcast, we really appreciate your feedback, so please rate and review us! Do you have questions for our guests, book suggestions, or feedback? Follow us and get in touch at:

Previous episodes

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