THOUGHT LEADERS

Kerr Neilson’s approach to investing

Kerr Neilson. co-founder & managing director Platinum Asset Management

In this four part Thought Leaders series, Kerr Neilson, managing director and chief executive of Platinum Asset Management speaks with Vanessa Stoykov about the art of creating something from nothing, the evolving Asian investment environment, why it’s important to engage your children in investing early, and the future of investing.

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What you'll learn /

The Platinum Asset Management Thought Leaders course with Kerr Neilson will give you insights into:

What Kerr Neilson looks for in the companies he invests in
The evolving Asian investment environment
How to engage your children in investing
Why Kerr Neilson believes we’re entering a new machine age

About the expert /

Kerr Neilson /

co-founder & managing director Platinum Asset Management


Kerr Neilson is the co-founder, managing director and majority shareholder of Platinum Asset Management. Neilson adopts a contrarian approach to investment, keeping away from overhyped stocks and instead valuing those which are often viewed as unpopular. He has forty years of investment experience including 19 years as Platinum’s chief investment officer, and is also the co-manager of Platinum’s flagship international fund.

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  • Knowledge AreaGENERIC KNOWLEDGE
  • TypeTHOUGHT LEADERS
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Outline of the course /

The art of creating something out of nothing

Whether it’s a business, an investment portfolio, or a garden, there is an art to creating something out of nothing, says Kerr Neilson, managing director and chief executive of Platinum Asset Management. In the first of four conversations with Vanessa Stoykov, Kerr shares his experiences about building his business and his garden, and discusses his views on leadership, as well as what he looks for in the companies he invests in.

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The evolving Asian environment

Kerr Neilson, managing director and chief executive of Platinum Asset Management speaks with Vanessa Stoykov about the changing investment landscape in Asia and what this means for investors.

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Educating kids about investing and the power of compounding

Kerr Neilson, managing director and chief executive of Platinum Asset Management discusses with Vanessa Stoykov why it’s essential to engage kids early about investing so they can truly reap the benefits of compounding.

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Technology, the rise of young entrepreneurs and the future

Kerr Neilson, managing director and chief executive of Platinum Asset Management explains to Vanessa Stoykov why he thinks we’re entering a new machine age and how this is likely to encourage more innovation and entrepreneurship going forward.

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