10 years on, Global Advisors reaps rewards of experience

Fri May 22, 2009

Constant evolution and re-invention have enabled commodity specialists Newton and Masters to survive and thrive in a volatile decade for the asset class and for their firm

Global Advisors, the commodities trading advisor co-founded by Russell Newton and Danny Masters, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year - a rare milestone in the Darwinian world of hedge funds and an even rarer one for a European firm.

Russell Newton and Danny Masters

The anniversary follows a bumper year of fund-raising for the firm in 2008 - a year when many hedge fund investors generally fled even the strongly performing funds in droves. The firm has recently consolidated its two offices, in London and New York, into a single operation on the island of Jersey and is on track to manage a record volume of assets by this summer.

But, in surviving to the 10-year mark, Global Advisors has endured ups and...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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