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But these elite investors live outside of the public eye. Across the entire investment industry, few participants understand how these holders of the keys to the kingdom allocate their time and their capital.
What’s more, there is no formal training for how to do their work.
So how do these influential leaders practice their craft? What skills do they require? What frameworks do they employ? How do they make investment decisions on everything from hiring managers to portfolio construction?
For the first time, CAPITAL ALLOCATORS lifts the lid on this opaque corner of the investment landscape.
Drawing on interviews from the first 150 episodes of the Capital Allocators podcast, Ted Seides presents the best of the knowledge, practical insights, and advice of the world’s top professional investors.
These insights include:
– The best practices for interviewing, decision-making, negotiations, leadership, and management.
– Investment frameworks across governance, strategy, process, technological innovation, and uncertainty.
– The wisest and most impactful quotes from guests on the Capital Allocators podcast.
Learn from the likes of the CIOs at the endowments of Princeton and Notre Dame, family offices of Michael Bloomberg and George Soros, pension funds from the State of Florida, CalSTRS, and Canadian CDPQ, sovereign wealth funds of New Zealand and Australia, and many more.
CAPITAL ALLOCATORS is the essential new reference manual for current and aspiring CIOs, the money managers that work with them, and everyone allocating a pool of capital.
From the Publisher
“My intent in writing is to help investors make better decisions.”
Who are these capital allocators and why have conversations with them on the Capital Allocators podcast been listened to four million times?
Ted Seides, CFA, created the Capital Allocators podcast in 2017 to focus on this last group, the people who sit at the top of the global food chain of capital. When he refers to “allocators” in this book, it is the CIOs and their teams that he has in mind.