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Randall Abramson

Trapeze Asset Management

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Randall Abramson, CFA, is CEO and Portfolio Manager of Trapeze Asset Management Inc., a firm he cofounded in 1999 shortly after founding its affiliate broker dealer, Trapeze Capital Corp. Abramson was named one of Canada's 'Stock Market Superstars' in Bob Thompson's Stock Market Superstars: Secrets of Canada's Top Stock Pickers (Insomniac Press, 2008). Trapeze's separately managed accounts are long/short or long only, and have either an all-cap orientation or large cap-only mandate via the company's Global Insight model. Abramson graduated with a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Toronto in 1989, and his career has spanned investment banking, investment analysis and portfolio management.

Recent Interviews

Picking Undervalued Gold Equities Is Akin to Picking Strawberries: Randall Abramson (4/27/15) Randall Abramson, CEO/portfolio manager with Toronto-based Trapeze Asset Management, says that picking stocks can be like picking strawberries. If a strawberry looks terrific, other than a tiny blemish, you simply remove the blemish and enjoy the rest. But if the fruit turns out to be rotten, the entire strawberry is for the birds. Is the stock price below fair market value because there's a little blemish and the market is overreacting? Or is it a sign that the stock is rotten to the core? In this interview with The Gold Report, Abramson offers a fistful of small- and large-cap gold equity names for investors that can look past the blemishes to see quality fruit.

The Three Principles that Guide Randall Abramson's Oil & Gas Investment Strategy (4/23/15) The market analysis tools used by Randall Abramson of Trapeze Asset Management Inc., suggest that the broad market has been fairly valued for about a year. But by applying apples-to-apples metrics to companies in the energy sector, Abramson has found specific equities trading well below their estimated appraised values. By the end of 2015, Abramson predicts oil prices will rise back to $70 per barrel or more, and undervalued energy equities should propel toward fair value. In this interview with The Energy Report, Abramson pinpoints some unloved energy companies poised for the rebound.

Randall Abramson: Juniors Clean Up Behind the Elephant Hunters (6/19/14) Junior explorers and producers may be at the mercy of market forces, but an opportunistic management team can control its own destiny by capitalizing on industry opportunities. In this interview with The Energy Report, Randall Abramson, president, CEO and portfolio manager at Trapeze Asset Management Inc., tells the story of how one junior company cleaned up on an asset the majors overlooked. He also shares compelling oil and gas names from Canada to Tanzania.

Recent Quotes

"G is our favorite in the large-cap gold space because it is one of the lowest-cost producers." (4/27/15) Goldcorp Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Randall Abramson More >

"SAS is the largest landholder in northern Ontario's Timmins mining camp." (4/27/15) St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Randall Abramson More >

"MEI has a long runway of growth ahead." (4/23/15) Manitok Energy Inc. - The Energy Report with Randall Abramson More >

"SAS is undervalued compared to its peers." (1/28/15) St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. - Randall Abramson, Trapeze Asset Management More >

"MEI, in our view, is a rare opportunity." (6/19/14) Manitok Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Randall Abramson More >

"ORC's Tanzania pipeline is now more than 70% complete." (6/19/14) Orca Exploration Group Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Randall Abramson More >

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