Joel Greenblatt is the founder of the New York-based Gotham Capital, a private investment partnership whose stock portfolio achieved returns of $52 for each $1 invested at its inception, and a former chairman of a Fortune 500 company with more than $1 billion in sales. Greenblatt holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School. He lives on Long Island and works in Manhattan.
A comprehensive and practical guide to the stock market from a successful fund managerfilled with case studies, important background information, and all the tools youll need to become a stock market genius.
Fund manager Joel Greenblatt has been beating the Dow (with returns of 50 percent a year) for more than a decade. And now, in this highly accessible guide, hes going to show you how to do it, too. Youre about to discover investment opportunities that portfolio managers, business-school professors, and top investment experts regularly missuncharted areas where the individual investor has a huge advantage over the Wall Street wizards. Here is your personal treasure map to special situations in which big profits are possible, including:
· Merger Securities
· Rights Offerings
· Risk Arbitrage