Manager profile: Eric Sprott, CEO, chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager, Sprott Asset Management

Bold gold man

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Blunt, outspoken and controversial, Eric Sprott is known for his commitment to gold (and now silver) as well as his knack for earning consistently high returns for investors in his stable of hedge funds.

Everything about the company he founded in 2000, Sprott Asset Management, smacks of his personality. Aside from the fact all his hedge funds bear his name, he is also chief executive, chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager of the company.

Sprott launched his first hedge fund in Nove

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