Meb Faber & Mohnish Pabrai , The Meb Faber Show

Mohnish Pabrai on Cloning & Compounding | #495

16 Aug 2023 • 77 min • EN
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Today’s guest is Mohnish Pabrai, founder and Managing Partner of the Pabrai Investments Funds, which he started in 1999 and has since built an incredible track record.  In today’s episode, Mohnish talks about his love for bridge, what his friend Warren Buffett’s online bridge name is, his philanthropic endeavors, opportunities he sees in Turkey and India, and what he would do with the Apple position today if he was running Berkshire Hathaway.  (0:39) - Sponsor: YCharts  (1:26) - Intro (2:00) - Episode begins (5:57) - Mohnish’s educational background (11:37) - Revived love for Bridge  (18:00) - The magic of compounding (24:57) - Dakshana provides intense prep for competitive exams to underprivileged kids (38:54) - Investing long-term in high-conviction bets regardless of error rates (42:51) - Think like a founder, hold onto investments long-term despite drawdowns (46:32) - If he worked at Berkshire, would he sell or hold Apple today? (48:53) - What interested Mohnish in Turkey & India? (1:02:45) - Which tech stocks would Bill Gates buy? (1:06:51) - Mohnish’s most memorable investment (1:11:57) - Narrow expertise depth, no need to know everything about everything ----- Follow Meb on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube For detailed show notes, click here To learn more about our funds and follow us, subscribe to our mailing list or visit us at ----- Today's episode is sponsored by YCharts. YCharts enables financial advisors to make smarter investment decisions and better communicate with clients. YCharts offers a suite of intuitive tools, including numerous visualizations, comprehensive security screeners, portfolio construction, communication outputs, and market monitoring. Visit YCharts to start your free trial and be sure to mention "Meb" for 20% off your subscription. (New clients only).  Today’s episode is sponsored by The Idea Farm. The Idea Farm gives you access to over $100,000 worth of investing research, the kind usually read by only the world’s largest institutions, funds, and money managers. Subscribe for free here. Follow The Idea Farm: Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tik Tok ----- Interested in sponsoring the show? Email us at ----- Past guests include Ed Thorp, Richard Thaler, Jeremy Grantham, Joel Greenblatt, Campbell Harvey, Ivy Zelman, Kathryn Kaminski, Jason Calacanis, Whitney Baker, Aswath Damodaran, Howard Marks, Tom Barton, and many more.  ----- Meb's invested in some awesome startups that have passed along discounts to our listeners. Check them out here!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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