Why Buffett Loves See’s Candy And Why You Should As Well

HFA Padded
Rupert Hargreaves
Published on
Updated on

See’s Candy Shops and its life as part of Berkshire Hathaway is a fascinating case study of how a good business can be nurtured as part of a larger organization. The History of See’s Its original owners sold the candy business to Blue Chip Stamps in 1972. Blue Chip, a trading stamps business, was controlled by Warren Buffett and his partners, Rick Guerin and Charlie Munger. The trio was looking for opportunities to deploy Blue Chip’s excess cash at a high rate of return, and while they initially bulked at the price See’s sellers were demanding for the business, they…

This content is exclusively for paying members of Hedge Fund Alpha

Insider Strategies and Letters to Shareholders from the Top Hedge Funds and Maximize Your Portfolio Growth with Hedge Fund Alpha

Don’t have an account?

Subscribe now and get 7 days free!
This article is only available for Premium Members
Subscribe today and get :
Insider Strategies and Letters to Shareholders from the Top Hedge Funds
Exclusive Access to coverage of Private, Closed-Door Investor Conferences
Hedge Fund Manager Research Currently Producing 21% – 40% Returns Annually

Don’t have an account?

Subscribe now and get 7 days free!
HFA Padded

Sign up now and get our in-depth FREE e-books on famous investors like Klarman, Dalio, Schloss, Munger Rupert is a committed value investor and regularly writes and invests following the principles set out by Benjamin Graham. He is the editor and co-owner of Hidden Value Stocks, a quarterly investment newsletter aimed at institutional investors. Rupert owns shares in Berkshire Hathaway. Rupert holds qualifications from the Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment and the CFA Society of the UK. Rupert covers everything value investing for ValueWalk