Hunting Alpha

Hunting Alpha

A show for investors who demand higher than market returns.

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June 11, 2023 31 mins

We all know we import more than we export. This leaves mountains of shipping containers sitting empty and taking up space. 

What others saw as clutter, Brian Dieringer and Stephen Shang saw as an opportunity. 

They knew there was a near-endless supply of sturdy containers in need of a second life.

This is the story of the incredible success of Fa...

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Have you heard of the Silver Tsunami?

An estimated 70 million baby boomers are driving economic growth like never before. 

Their impact is estimated at $62 trillion and growing.

This market segment is driving incredible investments and jumbo-sized returns. 

Today you meet two people making a huge splash in the Silver Tsunami. Patrick McGonigle a...

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April 14, 2023 36 mins

Bank instability, Interest rates, and a recession storm brewing continue to worry investors. 

 

This unstable environment is why some private equity investments will thrive and create wealth. 

 

In today's episode, we share an inspiring story of how a twenty-something, Scott Everett, built his massive company and inspired trust from his investor...

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February 3, 2023 26 mins

 

How much money do you need to live a stress-free life?

 

That might depend on how well your investments are performing. ‘

 

In this episode, we talk to the Director of Marketing, Liz Goldreich.

 

And Trinity co-founder Sanjay Chandra. 

 

Sanjay credits his success to his education at the University of Texas and his achievement as an Eagle Scout. 

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Bob Schlegel sold his company Pavestone for $540 million dollars, or did he?

This sale is not his first rodeo. Bob and his wife Myrna famously sold People Care Heritage Centers in 1994 for enough money to be set for life for him and his kids. But $540 million for Pavestone? That’s a whole new level!

The sale of Pavestone came with unbelievable challenges and delays. In Bob’s new book, Angels and Entrepreneurs, he shares his story o...

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July 7, 2022 28 mins

What do you do when you’re spending 100 million dollars to build a brand new Westin hotel, and COVID hits?

Do you mothball the project, scrap it, or continue on?

This is the amazing story of the Westin Hotel in Southlake, Texas. Hear how they built a gorgeous hotel during COVID that was on time and on budget, despite supply chain issues, labor shortages, and absolutely no idea when things would get better. Read more

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June 20, 2022 28 mins

We think of the markets as safe right?

We buy stocks in reputable companies and it feels responsible,

 but is that true? 

Is buying stock in a publicly-traded company actually safer than buying in the private markets?

Today we're chatting with Suraj Jagannathan, a strategic partner at Trinity, and Liz Goldreich, the Marketing Director at Trinity.

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Maybe you’re both?


The thing I love about watching Shark Tank, is learning about all of the great business ideas I wish I would have thought of, or invested in. 

Today we share one of the businesses Trinity invested in and why. 
There were characteristics that some might consider red flags, but not to Trinity, and that’s the reason I'm excited to share this story.

Trinity hunts for businesses that WE want to invest in. Once we dec...

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What’s the most you would ever spend on a car?

Someone recently spent $48.4 million dollars for a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO at Monterey Car Week in Pebble Beach, making it the most expensive car ever sold at auction. 

Ray Larson is a successful investor at Trinity, and one of his hobbies is collecting and investing in cars.

It’s one of the pleasures he can now afford after selling his successf...

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Bob Baumann went from truck driver to top salesman for famed motivational speaker Zig Ziglar. What did Zig see in Bob that he didn’t see in himself?

Today we tell you the remarkable story of Trinity investor Bob Baumann, 

And the six things he learned that might change your life.

 

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April 5, 2022 15 mins
Some have asked why we changed our name from Trinity Private Equity to Trinity Investors. This is the third time we have changed our name, so it seems fitting for trinity, doesn’t it?

In today's episode, we hear from Liz Goldreich, the Director of Marketing, Jay Fuquay, Senior Vice President, and co-founders Dan Meader and Sanjay Chandra. 

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Have you heard about Single-Family Rentals or SFRs? 

They are one of the hottest trends in real estate fueled by covid and the rapid adoption of remote working and distributed teams.

 

COVID and work from home have changed the real estate market. The house is no longer just a place to live but also a place to work. People are spending more time in their homes, so there is a desire for som...

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February 18, 2022 36 mins
How do you decide which deals you want to invest in? 

Trinity has invested in 150 deals, and they have only lost money on one. In this episode, we talk about how Trinity vets deals.

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Should You Be Investing In Alternative Investments?

Today we peel back the casing, to see how the private equity sausage is made at Trinity Investors. 

You’ll get good advice on investing in alternative investments, and learn why the richer you are, the more your portfolio will be invested in alternatives. 

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January 13, 2022 41 mins
This episode is about investing in private companies and finding huge financial returns!

 

In this episode, we meet Kevin Lackey, the founder, and CEO of Freedom Powersports, on track to doing $250 million in sales this year. 

 

It's a story about investing in private equity and speaking unimaginable success into existence. 

 

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January 12, 2022 30 mins

How much do your children know about your net worth?

In this episode, we talk about how much you should share with your children about your wealth.

We were surprised by how little financial literacy many high-net-worth individuals share with their children. We talk to three different people about preparing kids who will receive substantial inheritances.

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How do you achieve a higher rate of return and reduce risk? 

That is the passion that led Dan Meader and Sanjay Chandra to form Trinity Investors, a private equity firm that has internal rates of returns in the 20s. 

 

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