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Henry Singleton: The Man Who Pioneered Share Buybacks

The contrarian conglomerate king who pioneered the use of share buybacks.

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Danaher: Masterful Capital Allocation and Lean Manufacturing, Combined

How Danaher combines Lean manufacturing with masterful capital allocation to build a remarkable manufacturing company in the United States.

Katharine Graham at the Helm

Katharine Graham’s remarkable journey from widow to master capital allocator.

Data, Knowledge and the Capital Cycle: The Start of Koch Industries's Empire

How Koch Industry’s used W. Edward Deming’s concept of ’knowledge’, some capital expertise, and data to build an empire.

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The TransDigm Phenomenon

A remarkable — if controversial — company in a weird industry. How TransDigm exploits the aerospace aftermarket to generate excessive returns for its shareholders.

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