Value Punks is a publication focused on in-depth fundamental research on global equities. Our mission is to provide institutional-grade research on listed companies that educates, informs, and importantly helps our readers build conviction.

Value Punks was founded by Daye Deng and Balkar Sivia, former buyside analysts.

Who reads Value Punks?

Our 6,000+ subscribers primarily includes analysts and portfolio managers from hedge funds, long-only asset managers, private equity funds, venture capital, and other institutions.

We also have many individual investors and students who enjoy our in-depth content and analysis.


Daye has focused on Japan and Asian equities in his career, having worked in Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo. Daye has a degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Toronto. Linkedin and Twitter

Balkar has spent a decade investing globally, in the US, India, and other Emerging Markets. Balkar is a CFA charterholder and has a degree in Electrical Engineering from University of British Columbia. Linkedin and Twitter

Disclaimer: Everything on this website is provided for general informational and educational purposes only. Nothing should be construed as investment advice, recommendation, or as a guarantee of any specific investment outcome or profit. Please always do your own research. The authors may hold positions in the stocks discussed.

Subscribe to Value Punks

Fundamental, bottom-up research on global equities by former buy-siders


Value Punks

Subscribe to the newsletter for high quality analysis and unique insights on international stocks. You can expect one deep-dive research every month, along with intermittent posts on other relevant topics.