Through our equity strategies, 1919 Investment Counsel, LLC takes a long-term view and invests as business owners—not as short-term traders. We seek to minimize large losses and maximize performance. Our investment philosophy is based on risk management and the selection of high quality stocks.
Field research is conducted by our equity analysts to identify quality businesses with the following characteristics:
Sustainable competitive advantage
Sound business models that generate strong cash flows
Superior management – business leaders who have proven to be intelligent stewards of corporate resources and shareholder value.
Core Equity Plus
Our core equity strategy is enhanced with opportunistic investments in international, small- and mid-cap, and emerging markets equities. For these investments, we choose external equity managers who share our philosophy of employing fundamental research and strict investment disciplines to bring consistency and control to the process.