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Companies that outperform their peers when times are tough tend to make great investments when conditions improve, says Bernard Horn, president and fund manager at Polaris Capital Management in Boston. "We'd rather buy a company that's prospering when others are suffering, so it has already built a lead when things get better," he says. Here are some companies that just might fit that bill.