Matt Adams

Matt joined Orbis in 2010. Based in San Francisco, he is a member of the US Investment team and his responsibilities include leading the team’s investment process and researching the US industrials sector. Matt is a member of the firm’s US board of directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Military Academy, a Master of Philosophy in Engineering from Cambridge University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Articles by Matt Adams

Orbis Global Equity: Investing differently

By Matt Adams on 19 Apr 2018

Over the last five years, the median global equity manager has underperformed the MSCI World Index and many value-oriented global equity managers have done...

XPO Logistics: Diversification through owning both shares and bonds

By Ashley Lynn and Matt Adams on 30 Jun 2016

Forming contrarian views about the intrinsic value of companies is the core of what we do. In the Orbis Global Balanced Fund, this fundamental company resear...

The case for active management

By Matt Adams and Adam Karr on 30 Jun 2015

It is popular these days to talk about how difficult the past several years have been for active managers. In a sense, however, active management is always...


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