Do they have a Buffett type approach - are they partners with their investors (do they own a significant portion of the company)?
IMHO, Joe is a straight shooter and knows the future with an Obama admin. He plays his cards quite smartly. Quite a difference from the shenanigan Bushites.
Here is a link to a good article from seeking alpha about CODI management. Hope this helps.http://seekingalpha.com/article/77204-compass-diversified-holdings-strong-earnings-and-sensible-management?source=wl_sidebar_search