Shreekkanth Viswanathan: Finding Great Businesses Outside The US (SHVA.TSE & LVC.WSE)

Shreekkanth Viswanathan is the founder and portfolio manager at SVN Capital. In this episode we had an amazing conversation about Shreekkanth’s investment criteria, his M&A background, his time at Advisory Research, founding SVN Capital  idea generation, idea sourcing, and we discussed two ex-US investing: Automatic Bank Services (SHVA) located in Israel and Livechat Software (LVC) located in Poland. Check out the time-stamp below:  [1:18] The State of the Investment Union  [5:00] Evolution Gaming  [8:00] Shreekkanth Investment Criteria [16:00] Shreekkanth’s M&A Background  [21:00] Advisory Research Type of Investments [27:00] Does Valuation Matter in the Current Environment?  [32:00] Founding SVN Capital.  [42:50] Ex-Us Ideas: Automatic Bank Services (SHVA) [1:03:00] Ex-Us Ideas: Livechat Software (LVC) [1:19:00] More from Shreekkanth and Closing Questions This episode is brought to you by TIKR. Join the free beta today at They're constantly releasing new updates that make the platform better including a new Business Owner Mode that hides share count, market cap, and enterprise value. Also, they've introduced their new Global Stock Screener. Check it out now! I couldn't be more excited to partner with TIKR This episode is also brought to you by Quartr. Quartr is revolutionizing the way investors interact with IR departments, listen to conference calls, and engage in investment research. The best way to think of Quartr is like Spotify for investor conference calls. Quartr is 100% free and includes markets from twelve countries (with plans to expand in the future!). Investors can easily request new companies, and Quartr is quick to add them. You can learn more about Quartr by visiting their site, If you're interested in changing the way you research companies, download the app today and give it a try on Apple and Android. Finally, we're proud to announce our newest sponsor, Tegus! Tegus has the world’s largest collection of instantly available interviews on all the public and private companies you care about. Tegus actually makes primary research fun and effortless, too. Instead of weeks and months, you can learn a new industry or company in hours, and all from those that know it best. Since joining, I spend nearly all my time reading Tegus calls on existing holdings and new ideas. And I know you will too. So if you’re interested, head on over to for a free trial to see for yourself.

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