Arnold Van Den Berg: “Experiential Wisdom on Value Investing” | Talks @Google

Published on Jul 22, 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg discusses the following topics during his talk:
· How he developed his investment philosophy and principles
· How his experiences in the Holocaust influenced his philosophy and principles
· Choosing an investment approach that works vest for you
· Today’s unusual investment climate
· Two investment areas where we see opportunities

Arnold founded Century Management in 1974. He is the CEO and chairman of the CM Advisors Family of Funds Board of Trustees. Active in managing investment strategies, he is the lead portfolio manager for the CM Value I (All-Cap Value) separate account strategy and the CM Advisors Fund (CMAFX). Born in 1939, he survived the Holocaust as one of Holland’s “hidden” Jewish children. His parents both survived Auschwitz and the family immigrated to America when he was 10. These struggles led him to an extensive study of the subconscious mind, which he believes is the key to unlocking an individual’s potential.

Arnold Van Den Berg

0:09Vandenberg are known as the chairman and CEO of century capital management which
0:15he founded in nineteen seventy-four born in nineteen thirty nine iron and
0:20Brandenburg survived the Holocaust as one of Holland’s hidden Jewish children
0:24his parents both survived Auschwitz and the family emigrated to America when he
0:30was 10
0:31these struggles led him to an extensive journey and study of things like
0:38investing as well as things like consciousness and the subconscious mind
0:41which he believes that the key to unlocking and individuals potential
0:46there is a quote that is often attributed to Einstein it goes something
0:52like this
0:53don’t let your schooling interfere with your education and Arnold it seems he
1:00took it to heart
1:01he has no formal college education it is through years of hard self-study
1:06dedication and more than 45 years of industry experience that he has gained
1:11his mark acknowledged
1:13prior to starting essentially management he worked as a financial advisor fo