ESG Investing

We serve the needs of a diverse array of clients, including individuals, families, businesses, and institutional investors through a broad range of customized investment strategies.

Value Investing

“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.”  –  Benjamin Graham

Long Term Results

Since 1990 we have focused on thinking independently, finding absolute value, investing with a long term perspective, focusing capital on our best ideas and managing risk of permanent capital loss.

Appleseed Capital provides its investors with a range of value-oriented and impact-oriented investment strategies.

In the News

Financial Advisor Magazine

Financial Advisor Magazine

Matthew Blume was interviewed for the Bill Hortz article that discusses the growing explosion of interest, media coverage, investment products and dollars going into socially responsible investments.

Market Commentary

10 Predictions for the Next 10 Years

10 Predictions for the Next 10 Years

The 2010s represented the longest-ever period of sustained, uninterrupted economic growth and associated market gains. With shrinking unemployment, growing average household wealth, and increasing income disparity – driven by the most activist Federal Reserve in history…

Our Views

Small Cap ESG Value as an Alternative to Private Equity Impact Investing

Small Cap ESG Value as an Alternative to Private Equity Impact Investing

Private equity investing is often described as a superior alternative to public equity investing with studies citing private equity’s historical outperformance vis-a-vis the S&P 500 Index. However, these studies frequently do not adjust for issues such as 1) appropriate benchmark selection, 2) current market valuations, 3) illiquidity, and 4) high fees.