With a history dating back to 1981, Sprott is a leading alternative investment manager with a history of delivering outstanding long-term performance to our clients through a diverse range of innovative products and investment strategies.
Our team of investment professionals is united by one common goal: delivering outstanding long-term returns to our clients and investors. We have assembled a group of best-in-class portfolio managers, market strategists, technical experts and analysts that is widely-recognized for its investment expertise, outstanding long-term performance and unique investment approach. We are committed to conducting deep fundamental research to develop unique macroeconomic insights. When an emerging investment opportunity is identified, we invest decisively and with conviction. We also co-invest our own capital to align our interests with our investors.
Sprott had its origins in Sprott Securities Ltd., a brokerage firm founded in 1981 by Eric Sprott. Today, Sprott manages approximately $7.4 billion in assets and operates through four businesses: Asset Management, Physical Bullion, Private Equity and Debt and Wealth Management.
Mr. John Embry, Senior Advisor, Sprott Inc.
Mr. John Embry, Senior Advisor, Sprott Inc. joined Sprott Asset Management Inc. as chief investment strategist in March 2003 with focus on the Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund and the Sprott Strategic Offshore Gold Fund Ltd. He played an instrumental role in the corporate and investment policy of the firm. Embry is an expert in the precious metals industry, having researched the gold sector for more than 30 years, and has been managing investment portfolios since the late 60’s.
John, who was born in Washington D.C. at the outset of the Second World War migrated to Canada at a young age. After graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Embry began his investment career as a stock selection analyst and portfolio manager at Great West Life. He then became vice president of pension investments for the entire firm. After 23 years with the company, Embry became a partner with United Bond and Share, the investment counseling firm acquired by Royal Bank in 1987. Embry was vice president equities and portfolio manager at RBC Global Investment Management, a $33 billion organization where he oversaw $5 billion in assets, including the flagship $2.9 billion Royal Canadian Equity Fund and the $250 million Royal Precious Metals Fund. For 15 years, The Royal Precious Metals Fund was No. 1 ranked fund in North America for its 2002 net performance of 153 percent. He is currently serving as a senior advisor at Sprott Inc. focusing on global economics and precious metals.
Peter Grosskopf, CEO and Director, Sprott Inc.
Peter Grosskopf, CEO and Director, Sprott Inc. Over the course of his career, Peter has established a track record of successfully building and growing businesses with more than 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. In addition to his role at Sprott, he also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Sprott Resource Lending Corp. and President of Sprott Consulting. Prior to joining Sprott, he was President of Cormark Securities Inc. and one of the co-founders of Newcrest Capital Inc., which was acquired by the TD Bank Financial Group. Peter has extensive experience as an advisor and underwriter to companies in a wide variety of sectors.
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