Artem Fokin is the founder and portfolio manager of Caro-Kann Capital LLC. Prior to founding Caro-Kann, he was a principal at Outrider Management LLC.
Before entering the investing industry, Artem was an attorney with Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York City. Artem’s substantial legal experience brings a greater ability to analyze complex corporate documentation accompanying extraordinary corporate events.
Artem earned an MBA from the Stanford GSB (Arjay Miller Scholar). Artem earned a Master of Laws degree from NYU School of Law (Newman Scholar) and a bachelor of law from the Higher School of Economics (Presidential Scholar) in Russia.
Artem is admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York and is a dual citizen of the United States and Russia.
January 24, 2019
SumZero announced that Artem Fokin’s investment thesis on Burford Capital (ticker: BUR) has won Top Stocks for 2019 in the Mid Cap category. Artem Fokin is the only buyside professional who has won this prestigious contest three years in a row.
January 24, 2018
SumZero announces that Artem Fokin’s investment thesis on TripAdvisor (ticker: TRIP) has won Top Stocks for 2018 Contest in the Mid/Large Cap category. Artem Fokin is the only buyside professional who has won this prestigious contest two years in a row.
January 11, 2018
Barron’s covers Artem Fokin’s investment thesis on TripAdvisor and publishes an article “TripAdvisor Shares Could Double in Four Years”
December 13, 2017
SumZero’s article “One Year Later - Winners of the Top Stocks of 2017 Contest” features Artem Fokin and his investment thesis on CommerceHub
September 19, 2017
SumZero’s article “Top Hedge Fund Ideas That Outperform The Market” features Artem Fokin and his investment thesis on CommerceHub
January 18, 2017
Business Insider writes about SumZero Top Stocks for 2017 Contest and features Artem Fokin and his investment thesis on CommerceHub
January 18, 2017
SumZero announces that Artem Fokin’s investment thesis on CommerceHub (tickers: CHUBA and CHUBK) has won Top Stocks for 2017 Contest in the Small Cap category
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January 16, 2019
Artem Fokin presented his Burford Capital investment thesis as an instructor at MOI Best Ideas 2019 Conference
July 2, 2018
Artem Fokin presented his Trupanion investment thesis as an instructor at MOI Global Wide Moat Investing Conference.
January 11 – 12, 2018
Artem Fokin presented his TripAdvisor investment thesis as an instructor at MOI Global Best Ideas 2018 Conference.
You can watch a presentation video here.
January 2019 – Burford
Video of Artem Fokin’s Burford presentation at MOI Global Wide-Moat Investing Conference in January 2019:
June 2018 – Trupanion
Video of Artem Fokin’s Trupanion presentation at MOI Global Wide-Moat Investing Conference in June 2018:
December 2017 – TripAdvisor
Video of Artem Fokin’s TripAdvisor presentation at MOI Global Best Ideas Conference in December 2017:
The Zurich Project Podcast
Artem Fokin discusses platform businesses and his fascinating path as an investor, including growing up in Siberia and viewing bananas as a symbol of capitalism. Artem argues persuasively that true platform companies not only enjoy a wide moat due to network effects but that, in fact, their value proposition to customers also improves as they grow the user base.
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