David Swensen investment tips: 10 tips from David Swensen to achieve ‘unconventional success’ in investing
Swensen was among the most influential investors of his generation and was the pioneer of the ‘endowment model’.
He was also the Chief Investment Officer at the multi-billion dollar fund, Yale, where he delivered top performance over multiple decades.
Over three decades, Swensen took the Yale Endowment from $1.3 billion to over $30 billion, averaging over 12% annual returns along the way.
He showed that less-than-efficient markets offered opportunities for smart investors. He died at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer.
Swensen’s investment principles were based on the power of…