Here are some of the top picks from the SohnX San Francisco conference

Specialist Peter Giacchi announces the stock price of Uber Technologies on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the company's IPO, May 10, 2019.
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The SohnX conference may have been virtual this year, but it still featured high profile investors explaining some of their best ideas.

The 11th annual SohnX San Francisco conference on Thursday involved fund managers doing deep dives for some of their favorite investments, including high-profile U.S. companies and an emerging player in South America.