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Subject: Re: Income Investment Managers Date: 10/21/2010 9:33 PM
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Ben

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Now that I have had time to think about it, please excuse my snobbery. I have a heavy bias as someone who was tasked for years for evaluating insurers/reinsurers for credit quality with a very high standard for creditworthiness. While I will probably never be convinced that Fairfax is a good underwriter, I freely acknowledge that what makes sense as an equity investor frequently does not dovetail with what would want to see in a company as a creditor to that name. Many's the equity investment I have made where I would never want to own the bonds (and vice versa).
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