WHAT WE DO

We advise investors that fear stock market failure through a low-turnover, differentiated value discipline seeking wonderful companies to build wealth.

All investors aspire to build wealth in the stock market. Our company understands how frustrating and illogical the stock market can be. We have been involved in stock markets for 40 years and had success despite these shortcomings.

Smead Value Fund

Mutual fund for US investors who would like to invest with Smead Capital Management.

Smead International Value Fund

Mutual fund for US investors who would like to invest with Smead Capital Management.

Smead US Value UCITS Fund

Mutual fund for non-US investors who would like to invest with Smead Capital Management.

OUR ADVICE

Our company advises with a discipline that has proven success over long periods of time.

A Ticket to Purgatory

The Sherman Antitrust Act was created to stop our democratic republic from being ruined by “the concentration of capital in vast combinations.” The fear was that if too much of the success of industry went to too few people, our system would get disrupted.

The bad news is that the federal government has ignored the original purpose of the act. In our opinion, our society was first disrupted by the success of the FANG stocks and is now being disrupted by the Magnificent Seven. The good news is that the stock market has a history of solving problems on its own. What has happened over time to the largest and most popular stocks as measured by market capitalization? […]

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The Great Conflagration

We consider Ben Bernanke to be the father of 21st-century central bank policy. His work in dealing with the credit crisis in 2008-2009 was just the right policy at that time. The problem for economists is that they tend to fight the last war. The Great Financial Crisis was an economic problem where demand was dropping off from credit evaporating. The government tried to spend money to replace this destruction, but couldn’t politically equal the loss of economic output. The central banks could only pray that the most accommodative monetary policy would ease the fiscal belt that wasn’t loosening at that time. This was the last war for economists and has dominated economic research. Like anchoring or recency bias would tell us, this may have little to do with the problems in our future. […]

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Drivers and Stock Pickers

In studies, 90% of drivers think they are above average. We believe that 100% of the people who pick stocks for a living think they will be above average. Is being above average a worthy goal and is the generation of alpha or excess return something to strive for? […]

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WHO WE HELP

Our investors are individuals, advisors, family offices and institutions globally who invest with the firm through its mutual funds, separate accounts and other investment vehicles.

US INVESTORS

Individual Investors

Financial Advisors, Family Offices,
and Institutional Investors

NON-US INVESTORS

Individual Investors

Financial Advisors, Family Offices,
and Institutional Investors

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