Value Invest and Event Driven Investing

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Can you be a value investor and utilize an event-driven investing strategy?

As far as I know, these two are two investing strategies. Though they are two different strategies, I've seen people going around saying they take a value approach towards event-driven investing...does this make sense?


Comments (5)

Apr 2, 2011

Sure - you find a value play that has a near term catalyst that should cause the market to recognize the fundamental value of the asset.

Apr 2, 2011

^^ 10 points.

Apr 2, 2011

Bam. His username fits.

Apr 2, 2011

A lot of value investing is event driven-i make 90% of my investments in event driven situations and consider myself a hardcore value investor. Read "You can be a stock market genius" by greenblatt and anything on distressed/bankruptcy investing.

Apr 2, 2011