Dr. Stern bought 1500 stocks of Vodafone (UK) for his European stock portfolio using the Obermatt Top 10 List for Stocks with Sound Incentives from November 6, 2015. The Obermatt focus market Sound Incentives includes stocks where the incentive system for the executives isn't impaired. You can read more about this focus market on Obermatt.com.
Vodafone is an infrastructure company with a focus on emerging markets in Africa, Eastern Europe and India where organic growth is likely in the future.
Visiting Vodafone's website reveals that it is transparent and cares about society and the environment, which he thinks is a good sign. In addition, the Vodafone management has been with the company for a long time, which indicates a long-term orientation that is also something he's looking for.