Jack Forehand is president of Validea, an independent investment research firm focused on developing quantitative strategies and investing tools based on the methodologies of legendary investors and other proven approaches. He is also the co-author of The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies. Mr. Forehand is the co-founder of Validea Capital Management, an asset management firm running systematic strategies for private clients. He writes the Practical Quant column on Validea and is co-host of the Excess Returns investing podcast.
Deep value investing is about buying companies that other investors don’t want. It is about investing in companies where the current situation doesn’t look great — actually in many cases it looks horrible, asserts Jack Forehand, co-founder and president at Validea Capital and partner at Validea.