This is part three of a multi-part series on Shelby Cullom Davis, value investor, philanthropist and founder of Davis Selected Advisers. Parts one and two of this series can be found at the links below. This section deals with the famous so-called Davis double play.

  1. Shelby Davis — Part One: An Unknown Great
  2. Shelby Davis — Part Two: Rules for Investment Success

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Shelby Davis — Part three: The Davis double play

Aside from John Rothschild’s book, The Davis Dynasty there’s little information out there about Shelby Davis and his life in the investment world.

However, Shelby Davis’ grandson, Chris Davis provided some valuable insights into his grandfather’s style of investing

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