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Guy Spier

Owner & CEO of Aquamarine Capital

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 Guy Spier Biography

Guy Spier is a Zurich based investor and author of a book on investing entitled The Education of a Value Investor. He is well known for bidding US$650,100 with Mohnish Pabrai for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett in June 2007. In 2009, he was featured in "the Checklist Manifesto," by Atul Gawande regarding his use of checklists as part of his investment process.

Spier manages the Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by, and styled after Warren Buffett's 1950s investment partnerships. He is also an occasional financial commentator in the media. Spier serves as the chair and founder of the Weizmann Science and Business Club. He is a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board and also serves on advisory boards of Value Conferences; and of Zurich Minds.

Guy Spier and former President of South Africa, F.W. de Klerk in discussion at the Horasis 2013 Annual Meeting From 2007 to 2009, Spier served on the Advisory Board of the Dakshana Foundation. In spring 2010, Spier with Peter Hogenkamp and Tim Dührkoop co-founded TEDxZurich.

In 2003, Spier became the target, along with David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, and Whitney Tilson, of investigations by Eliot Spitzer, then the New York Attorney General, as well as by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding short sales of Farmer Mac, MBIA corp and Allied Capital. The melt down of these companies during the late-2000s financial crisis vindicated their short thesis and was the subject of books by Ackman and Einhorn.

Spier was educated at City of London Freemen's School. From 1988 - 1990, Spier worked with David Pitt-Watson at Braxton Associates, which later became Deloitte Consulting. In 1991, He interned at the European Commission in Brussels. He completed his MBA at the Harvard Business School, class of 1993 with Mark Pincus and Chris Hohn. He holds a First Class degree in PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) from Oxford University where he studied at Brasenose College.

Spier is related to the Lazard banking family through his great great grandmother, Johanna Lazard. He is also a former resident of Tuxedo Park, New York, the village constructed by Pierre Lorillard in the late 1800s, where he lived in the Bruce Price Cottage. He is a member of Entrepreneurs' Organization and of the Young Presidents Organization.

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The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment

The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment

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Owner & CEO of Aquamarine Capital

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Guy Spier Biography

Guy Spier is a Zurich based investor and author of a book on investing entitled The Education of a Value Investor. He is well known for bidding US$650,100 with Mohnish Pabrai for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett in June 2007. In 2009, he was featured in "the Checklist Manifesto," by Atul Gawande regarding his use of checklists as part of his investment process.

Spier manages the Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by, and styled after Warren Buffett's 1950s investment partnerships. He is also an occasional financial commentator in the media. Spier serves as the chair and founder of the Weizmann Science and Business Club. He is a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board and also serves on advisory boards of Value Conferences; and of Zurich Minds.

Guy Spier and former President of South Africa, F.W. de Klerk in discussion at the Horasis 2013 Annual Meeting From 2007 to 2009, Spier served on the Advisory Board of the Dakshana Foundation. In spring 2010, Spier with Peter Hogenkamp and Tim Dührkoop co-founded TEDxZurich.

In 2003, Spier became the target, along with David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, and Whitney Tilson, of investigations by Eliot Spitzer, then the New York Attorney General, as well as by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding short sales of Farmer Mac, MBIA corp and Allied Capital. The melt down of these companies during the late-2000s financial crisis vindicated their short thesis and was the subject of books by Ackman and Einhorn.

Spier was educated at City of London Freemen's School. From 1988 - 1990, Spier worked with David Pitt-Watson at Braxton Associates, which later became Deloitte Consulting. In 1991, He interned at the European Commission in Brussels. He completed his MBA at the Harvard Business School, class of 1993 with Mark Pincus and Chris Hohn. He holds a First Class degree in PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) from Oxford University where he studied at Brasenose College.

Spier is related to the Lazard banking family through his great great grandmother, Johanna Lazard. He is also a former resident of Tuxedo Park, New York, the village constructed by Pierre Lorillard in the late 1800s, where he lived in the Bruce Price Cottage. He is a member of Entrepreneurs' Organization and of the Young Presidents Organization.

Guy Spier Videos

  • Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier | Talks at Google
  • Guy Spier: The Education of a Value Investor - [email protected] ...

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  • How to book Guy Spier?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Guy Spier for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Guy Spier, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Guy Spier or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Guy Spier?

    Booking fees for Guy Spier, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Guy Spier, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Guy Spier?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Guy Spier for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Guy Spier for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Guy Spier or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Guy Spier or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Guy Spier is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Guy Spier for your event is available upon request. Guy Spier generally travels from ZurichSwitzerland and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Chip Conley, Peter Guber, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Clayton Christensen and Robert Kriegel. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Guy Spier for an upcoming event.

Guy Spier Speaker Videos

  • Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier | Talks at Google
    Guy Spier: The Education of a Value Investor - [email protected] ...

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