Fang Zheng, Founder of Keywise Capital

Fang Zheng, Founder and CIO of Keywise Capital Management, sina.com

We recently saw that many people searched Keywise Capital on fundville.com. So being curious, we did our search on Google and also Baidu.

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It’s quite interesting that Viking Global dedicated a whole paragraph on this issue in its most recent investor letter. Courtesy of DealBreaker,

We are often asked by investors how we think about owning stocks that are widely held by other hedge funds. There is no categorical answer to this question, but I would like to discuss some of the factors we consider when establishing and maintaining positions in companies known to be popular with our peers. First and foremost, the critical issue is whether we are ultimately proven right in our analysis.

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Bess Levin is the best! Please check out the Viking Global latest investor letter at DealBreaker.com. Combining the letter with our 13F filing data, you will get a better picture of Viking’s investment strategy.

Fundville Analytics Team


Our post of GMO’s Edward Chancellor “China’s Red Flags” - Another White Paper on China Bubble attracted many visitors from a lot of different areas. To insiders of Wall Street, anything comes out GMO is usually a must read because GMO is such an investment power house. Today we introduce another great white paper produced by GMO: James Montier: Was It All Just A Bad Dream? Or, Ten Lessons Not Learnt.

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Some users asked us how we got started on the fundville idea. The answer was both easy and difficult. The easy part is that we, like many diligent investors, tried very hard to find institutional ownership of stocks. We knew that following smart money would be a long term winning strategy. However, the “free” content of institutional ownership online was very limited. Generally you only find the top 10 positions without any activity details. Some sites did provide a lot more positions, but after compared the data with original SEC 13F filings, we were disappointed with the data quality and also user-friendliness of the applications. Therefore, we decided to start from scratch, and build up our own database of institutional ownership.

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Julian Robertson’s Tigers, under the “rigorous” training of Wall Street with fear and greed, have lost wildness and become typical civilized Americans. They love “Apple” (AAPL), like to “Google” (GOOG), drink “Pepsi” (PEP) all the time, eat “Monsanto” (MON) gene modified pop corns, watch TV from “DirecTV” (DTV) and enjoy shopping with credit cards from “Visa” (V) and “MasterCard” (MA). They all live in big houses (IYR) and bank at the Chase (JPM). Once in a while, they bid expensive stuff from EBay (EBAY). Well, that’s basically the 10 most popular stocks held by 38 Tiger Club members, all are acclaimed successful hedge fund managers.

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Absolute Return+Alpha (AR) published its year 2009 “Rich List” last week. Many of these high-paid managers were highlighted on our site and blogs before. Based on AR’s list, we added links to each fund’s portfolio holdings and also Fund IDs. Fund ID is a unique number in our internal database that identifies each fund. Users can build out a “clone” portfolio following these managers with our tools “Masters” and “VPStock“. Read blogs on how to use Masters” and “VPStock tools before you give them a try.

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Fundville Analytics Team


As we said in our introduction blog of VPStock tool, we will have a lot of fun finding out the popular stocks among institutional investors, the “big guys” who move the market. Table 1 shows the top 100 most popular stocks chosen from the top 10 holdings of all 2720 institutional investors who filed 13F to SEC last quarter. This list is extremely important, in our view, it’s a much better representation of institutional investors’ view toward the stock market than Goldman Sach’s hedge fund “VIP 50″. Don’t forget that institutional money managers and mutual fund managers are also a significant part of the market, in addition to hedge fund managers. A recent academic study shows that top 25% holdings of mutual fund managers significantly outperformed the market in 15 years from 1990.

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