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25 years of successful investing
With over 25 years of experience as a team, we have helped clients navigate a wide variety of market environments.
Volatility weighs down returns
Investors emphasizing high quality small- and mid cap value companies can limit their portfolio’s volatility and help maximize the effects of compounding over a full market cycle
There are many obstacles that investors need to overcome
To achieve their long-term financial goals
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There is no substitute for experience. Over the past 25 years we have helped our clients navigate a variety of market environments and build long-term wealth.

Investment Process

Build a portfolio of high quality small- and mid-cap value companies that deliver high returns on invested capital sustained through durable competitive advantages.

Stable Value Portfolio

Our goal is to outperform our benchmark and peers over a full market cycle with less volatility, thereby offering our clients a smoother ride toward achieving their long term financial goals.

Ballast Equity Management Is Now QSV Equity Investors

Our new brand, QSV, stands for the Stability we seek to add to each client’s portfolio through our insistence on Quality businesses purchased with an emphasis on Value investing. Our name will change, but our people, our investment philosophy and process will remain the same.

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QSV Mission

At QSV Equity Investors we strive to deliver a smoother ride in good markets and bad, seeking to help our clients reach their long-term financial goals by setting clear expectations and through investment in high-quality small- and mid-cap value stocks.

Invest with QSV

There are many challenges that investors struggle to overcome that can limit long-term success. QSV Equity Investors understands these challenges and has experience to help you reach your goals.

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