John Burbank

Chief Investment Officer, Passport Capital


Mr. Burbank is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Passport Capital.  He oversees Passport Capital's investment activities and serves as Lead Portfolio Manager of the Passport Global Strategies.  Under Mr. Burbank's leadership the firm has grown from US$800,000 in assets under management at its inception to US$3.7 billion as of December 31, 2012.


Passport Capital's flagship Global Strategy, managed by Mr. Burbank, was ranked by Barron's as the number one hedge fund in the world in 2007 as measured by three year annualized returns.  Barron's also recognized Passport Global as one of the world's 50 best performing hedge funds in 2006 and as a Top 100 Hedge Fund in 2008 and 2009.  Absolute Return named Passport Global Fund of the Year in 2007.


Mr. Burbank graduated from Duke University, where he earned a B.A. in English Literature, and from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he is a frequent lecturer.  He has been featured as a keynote speaker at a number of global investment conferences including The Value Investing Congress, The Ira Sohn Investment Research Conference and SALT, and his views have appeared in, or appeared on, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Institutional Investor, Forbes, Barron's, and CNBC.

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