Investing by the Books #32 Christian Billinger on Investing for Growth

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Christian Billinger is the chairman of Billinger Förvaltning, a privately held investment company focused on owning high-quality businesses. For this episode, Christian has selected Terry Smith’s great book Investing for Growth. Our conversation covers a wide array of fascinating topics including market timing, traits of a successful investor, and how to go about selling a stock.



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Episode Notes

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The episode was recorded on August 8, 2022.

Books Mentioned

  • Investing for Growth – Terry Smith
  • Quality Investing – Lawrence Cunningham
  • Capital Returns – Edward Chancellor

Companies Mentioned

  • TCI (Tele-Communications Inc)
  • AKO Capital 
  • Fundsmith
  • Tesco 
  • IBM
  • Berkshire Hathaway 
  • Markel Capital 
  • Lindsell Train
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • SGS
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • Meta 
  • Paypal
  • Diageo
  • Davide Campari 
  • Rémy Cointreau
  • LVMH 
  • Hermès

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