85 minutes | May 31, 2021

#316 – Dianne McKeever, Ides Capital - My Entire Career, I’ve Been A Value Investing Focused Shareholder Activist

In episode 316, we welcome our guest, Dianne McKeever, Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Ides Capital, which has been cited as the only woman-led activist fund.

In today’s episode, we’re talking all about activist investing. Dianne shares how she went from a Berkshire fan to becoming an activist. She shares the ins and outs of the process, from sourcing names to engaging with management teams. Then we talk about how ESG fits into her activism campaigns.

Of course, we walk through a few names in Dianne’s book and hear the story of her campaign with Boingo.

Please enjoy this episode with Ides Capital’s Dianne McKeever.    


This episode is sponsored by Bitwise. The Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Fund is the world’s largest crypto index fund. It holds a diversified portfolio of cryptoassets, including bitcoin, ethereum, and  DeFi assets. Shares of the fund trade under the ticker "BITW" and are accessible through traditional brokerage accounts. Shares may trade at a premium or discount to net asset value (NAV). For more information: bitwiseinvestments.com

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