NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 26, 2010) -  Schwartz Tilson Information, Inc. today announced the speaker lineup for the 6th Annual New York Value Investing Congress, which will take place on October 12 and 13, 2010, at the Marriott Marquis in New York's Times Square. Top money managers from around the world will share with attendees proven approaches to navigate the market during this precarious time. 

"While many investors are playing defense, we're seeing a lot of opportunities on both the long and short sides to apply the timeless principles of value investing right now," said Whitney Tilson, co-founder of the Value Investing Congress, T2 Partners and Tilson Mutual Funds, and a CNBC Contributor. "To help identify these opportunities, we've assembled a renowned faculty from around the world."

Created by disciples of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett, the Value Investing Congress is recognized as one of the premier events for value investors. The two-day conference is the place to network with other sophisticated investors, gain perspective on the current investment climate, and come away with actionable investment ideas.

Value Investing Congress Co-Founder John L. Schwartz, M.D., added, "We hear the same feedback from attendees again and again: the Congress is one of the best resources for hearing in-depth presentations of great investment ideas. With the opportunity to ask questions directly of each speaker -- and with plenty of time for peer-to-peer interaction -- investors appreciate the unique format. Our audience continues to grow, and we'll continue to provide a best-in-class event."

The speaker lineup for the 6th Annual New York Value Investing Congress includes:

  • Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management
  • David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital Management
  • Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital
  • Lee S. Ainslie, Maverick Capital
  • John H. Burbank, Passport Capital
  • Mohnish Pabrai, Pabrai Investment Funds
  • J. Carlo Cannell, Cannell Capital LLC
  • Amitabh Singhi, Surefin Investments
  • Francisco Parames, Bestinver Asset Management
  • Zeke Ashton, Centaur Capital Partners
  • Whitney Tilson & Glenn Tongue, T2 Partners

The day before the Congress, October 11, 2010, Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue of T2 Partners will teach "An Advanced Seminar on Value Investing: How to Decipher Financial Statements, Avoid Value Traps, and Pick Investment Winners." Utilizing more than a dozen real-world case studies, Tilson and Tongue will share how they analyze and value companies and identify promising investment opportunities. Past participants have realized great benefits from this intensive workshop, describing it as "an investment that pays for itself" with information that can be "immediately put to use."

About the Value Investing Congress
Whitney Tilson and John L. Schwartz established the Value Investing Congress in 2004 so that passionate value investors -- disciples of Graham, Dodd, Buffett and Munger -- can meet and learn from one another and achieve even greater investment success. Tilson is one of the country's best known value investors and is the co-founder of Value Investor Insight. Schwartz is the founder and former CEO of Continuing Medical Education, Inc., the highly successful medical information company. Click here to read what people are saying about the Value Investing Congress.

More information on the upcoming 6th Annual New York Value Investing Congress is available at Sponsors of the Value Investing Congress include Capital IQ, Wiley, Columbia Business School, and Value Investor Insight. The Value Investors Club is a supporting organization. Media partners for the Value Investing Congress include Business Insider, Market Folly, Benzinga, ValueHuntr, Footnoted, ValuePlays, and Value Walk.

Contact Information:

Jeremy Robinson-Leon
(212) 784-5702

Maya Kriet
(212) 784-5706