Expert Investor: Rudi Filapek-Vandyck – Finding truly great, long-term businesses

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We love innovators, and we love people that challenge the status quo. That’s why we had such a good time chatting to Rudi Filapek-Vandyck.

Rudi is founder and editor of FNArena – a site with some of the best research on Australian companies you’ll find. Editor Rudi founded FNArena in June 2002, having successfully built up an online financial news service in the Netherlands. His active career extends beyond three decades, including as publisher of printed magazines and investigative reporter.

Rudi is a popular market analyst whose straight-shooting, common sense analysis and outside-the-box thinking has gathered a loyal following throughout Australia. He’s a regular commentator on Sky Business and a consultant to boutique investment firms. Rudi regularly travels around the country to share his insights and analysis live on stage with investors. He is the architect of the All-Weather Performers concept, providing regular updates for paying subscribers at FNArena.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Rudi’s story, and how he came to start FNArena
  • The impact of COVID on reporting season
  • The ‘great debate’ and what it means
  • Rudi’s investing philosophy
  • The characteristics of great, long-term businesses
  • Plus, much more!

If you would like to try FNArena, and all the services they offer, mention EQUITY MATES in the comments box when you sign-up and Rudi will give you a 4-week free trial.


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