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Azvalor asset managers go back to university

The managers at Azvalor asset management are going back to university today (24th July) to provide a summer course for students interested in value investment. 

The firm is committed to educating a future generation of asset managers and so has teamed up with leading Spanish institution, Complutense University of Madrid, to provide a course for more than 90 university students who are keen to improve their knowledge of investment, economics and finance.

Azvalor CEO and Co-Director of Investments Álvaro Guzmán de Lázaro, will deliver the course along with value investment veterans José Ignacio del Castillo, Economist and Training Director of the Juan de Mariana Institute, Javier Ruiz, Investment Director at Horos Asset Management, Javier Sáenz de Cenzano, Director of the Azvalor Manager’s Fund, Beltrán Parages, Director of Investor Relations at Azvalor, Alejandro Estebaranz, Investment Director at True Value and Michael Alsalem, Director of the Azvalor London office.

Beltran Parages said “We are excited to host our Azvalor summer course at the prestigious Complutense University of Madrid. This course marks the first of a number of initiatives Azvalor is planning on launching to help students seeking to expand their knowledge of value investing and we will announce more in due course.”


Notes to Editors: 

Azvalor  Azvalor is an independent Spanish asset management boutique, founded by a group of experienced investment professionals, who adopt a high conviction Value investing philosophy. The firm’s goal is that of a classic value investment house, that is, to maximise long-term returns on investments and minimise the risks of permanent losses.  

Set up in 2016, Azvalor has four funds, accounting for some €1.7 billion assets under management. The Value approach involves exhaustive analysis of stocks within a defined universe to uncover good businesses with sustainable competitive advantages and a high return on capital employed. As value investors, Managers seek companies whose intrinsic value is not reflected in their share price and which are managed by teams that look after the interests of shareholders. Crucially, Azvalor managers are co-invested with clients, ensuring a true alignment of interests. 

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