Episode 043: Eduardo Repetto on factor investing, host Rick Ferri


Eduardo Repetto, Ph.D., is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Avantis Investors, where he is responsible for directing the research, design, and implementation of investment strategies for over $10 billion in factor-based ETFs and mutual funds. Prior to Avantis Investors' establishment in 2019, Eduardo was Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer, and Director at Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA funds).


In this podcast, we discuss Eduardo’s career, his successes at DFA and now at Avantis. The conversation centers on factor investing, and primarily small-cap value investing. What does the past data say, what's new in factor investing today, and does it make sense to consider this niche part of the equity market for a slice of your equity portfolio? 


This podcast is hosted by Rick Ferri, CFA, a long-time Boglehead and investment adviser. The Bogleheads are a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group. It is a conflict-free community where individual investors reach out and provide education, assistance, and relevant information to other investors of all experience levels at no cost. The organization supports a free website at Bogleheads.org, and the wiki site is Bogleheads® wiki


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This podcast is supported by the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy, a non-profit organization approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity on February 6, 2012. Your tax-deductible donation to the Bogle Center is appreciated.

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