Passport Capital LLC - Investor Profile

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Investor Information:

30 Hotaling StreetTotal AUM ($MM):4,100
Suite 300Equity AUM ($MM):901
San Francisco, CA 94111Investment Style:GARP
United StatesOrientation:Shareholder Activist
Phone: 415-321-4600 Investor Type:Hedge Fund Manager
Fax: 415-321-4620

Institutional Investor Background

Passport Capital LLC is a hedge fund manager founded in 2000 by Chief Investment Officer John Burbank III. Passport Capital applies a research-intensive, fundamental value approach to investing in publicly-traded equities in markets around the globe. The firm's investment portfolio is diversified by industry, market capitalization and geography and consists of three primary components: paired long/shorts, value longs and outright shorts.

Passport Capital manages the Passport Master, Passport Materials, Passport Energy, Passport Capital Rig, Passport Special Opportunities and the Passport India Investments funds. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in New York and Stamford, CT.

Investor Regional and/or Country Focus: Emerging Markets, Frontier Markets, Global, North America

Founders and Key Executives of Passport Capital LLC: John Burbank III; Jim Cunningham; John Moran; Walther Lovato; Andrew Seligson; Seth Spaldingl; Florence Eid*; Edward Bozaan; John Woodberry*; Neil Adshead*; Ejnar Knudsen*

Entities related to Passport Capital LLC: Passport Master; Passport Materials; Passport Energy; Passport Capital Rig; Passport Special Opportunities; Passport Management; Passport Europe Ltd; Passport India Investments

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Passport Capital LLC's Top 10 Equity Holdings

Company (Ticker) ($MM) Shares Change % Out
Cytec Industries Inc (CYT) 260.97 3,522,838 138,158 7.22
Huntsman Corporation (HUN) 158.57 8,529,842 -3,501,510 3.56
Vivus Inc (VVUS) 105.10 9,554,858 616,590 10.75
Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) 98.29 2,540,980 -300,020 0.36
Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (KGC) 96.88 12,217,459 -1,903,663 1.08
Methanex Corporation (USA) (MEOH) 81.98 2,012,500 256,300 2.16
Williams Companies Inc (WMB) 77.70 2,074,231 209,531 0.35
McGraw-Hill Companies Inc (MHP) 70.48 1,353,321 1,353,321 0.48
Gardner Denver Inc (GDI) 69.02 918,862 918,862 1.76
Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) 60.84 650,660 262,338 0.98

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