• Longleaf Partners Funds searches the globe for great companies.
  • Longleaf and Southeastern has been the value investment leader since 1975.
  • Since 1975, we have applied our disciplined business appraisal  strategies to discover good businesses around the world.
  • Longleaf Partners Funds invests alongside our clients.
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Value Investors Since 1975

Southeastern Asset Management has employed a time-tested value investment approach globally since 1975. We focus on high conviction, high concentration investing with a long-term time horizon.

We seek to invest in strong businesses, managed by good people that we can purchase at deeply discounted prices.

Learn more about Our Investment Approach.

  • Strong Business

    • Understandable
    • Financially sound
    • Competitively entrenched
    • Generates free cash flow that will grow over time
  • Good People

    • Honorable and trustworthy
    • Skilled operator
    • Capable capital allocators
    • Shareholder-oriented
    • Proper incentives
  • Deeply
    Discounted Price

    P/V = 60% or less of intrinsic value as determined by:

    • Present value of free cash flow
    • Net asset value
    • Comparable business sales

Partnership Investing

Partnership is core to all that we do - within our firm, with our investors, and with company management teams.

Proven Investment Approach

Our proven global investment approach focuses on protecting capital and delivering absolute returns.

What Differentiates Us?

Southeastern has many differentiating qualities and value propositions.