Edgar Wachenheim III

Ed Wachenheim is founder, chairman, and CEO of Greenhaven Associates and one of Wall Street’s preeminent investors. He has run Greenhaven for over 30 years, and Greenhaven currently manages about $8.5 billion in funds. Its clients include David Rockefeller, Amherst College, and Carnegie Hall. Wachenheim is a graduate of Williams College and the Harvard Business School, where he was elected a Baker Scholar after his freshman year. Before going into the investment business, he worked as a security analyst at Goldman Sachs and was head of Central National-Gottesman’s Investment Division. In 1987, he formed Greenhaven Associates, and he has been a prominent figure on Wall Street ever since.

Books

Common Stocks and Common Sense by Edgar Wachenheim III

Common Stocks and Common Sense by Edgar Wachenheim III

Common Stocks and Common Sense | The Strategies, Analyses, Decisions, and Emotions of a Particularly Successful Value Investor by Edgar Wachenheim III explores successful strategies of investment through several case studies. Each case uncovers unique insights into the technical and human elements that go into any profitable investment transaction.