In this special "Best Ideas for 2014" edition of The Motley Fool's everthing-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analyst Matt Koppenheffer tells viewers why he thinks Platinum Underwriters (UNKNOWN:PTP.DL) is well-positioned for 2014 and poised to produce long-term gains for patient investors. Despite being a smaller player in the insurance industry, Matt is impressed by the company's management team and its ability to do whatever it takes to maximize shareholder value in a prudent fashion.

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