Henry Singleton and Teledyne: A Study in Excellent Capital Allocation

Warren Buffett probably borrowed much from Dr. Henry Singleton while building Berkshire Hathaway from a money losing textile producer to a multi-billion dollar conglomerate.

The article below is an excellent study in what a great capital allocator can accomplish.  I find it ironic that courses in corporate finance at business schools neglect this study.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/65650082/Teledyne-and-Henry-Singleton-a-CS-of-a-Great-Capital-Allocator

After ruminating on the above article, think about what you might use in your investing.

2 responses to “Henry Singleton and Teledyne: A Study in Excellent Capital Allocation

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  2. we use Singleton as an example of capital allocation in the value investing class which I co- teach at Villanova in their Honors program…good for you for highlighting it..John Constable

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