Dwight Anderson is flying high after a surge in interest in commodities
If you judged Dwight Anderson and his Ospraie Management from the headlines, you might think he was in a headlong rush to sell out and exploit the current vogue for the commodities and basic industries, like energy, that he has always focused on. Indeed, some of his investors fear that he's been just a little too busy lately.
After all, since spinning out of Tudor Investment just last year, Anderson has tripled his menu of funds to three. He recently disclosed plans to launch another two. He's even sold a 20% stake in his business to an investment bank, Lehman Brothers. And for the first time in his 38 years, the consummately friendly and approachable Anderson has felt forced to de-list his home telephone number.
Still, friends, colleagues and long-term investors describe the alumnus of both Tiger Management...