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Bio - Eric Sprott, CA

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Portfolio Manager

Sprott Canadian Equity Fund; Sprott Energy Fund; Sprott Hedge Fund LP & LP II;
Sprott Bull/Bear RSP Fund; Sprott Offshore Fund Ltd.; Sprott Capital Fund LP

Eric Sprott is Chairman of Sprott Inc., CEO, CIO and Senior Portfolio Manager of Sprott Asset Management LP and Chairman of Sprott Money Ltd. Eric has over 40 years of experience in the investment industry.  He has been stunningly accurate in his predictions including foreseeing the current financial crisis. He chronicled the dangers of excessive leverage, as well as the bubbles the Fed was creating, while correctly forecasting the tragic collapse of the housing and financial markets in 2008.  Eric's predictions on the state of the North American financial markets as well as macroeconomic analysis have been presented in a monthly investment strategy newsletter entitled "Markets At A Glance”.

Awards and Accolades:

November 2010, Absolute Return Awards: Sprott Capital LP awarded Fund of the Year

October 2008, HFM Week Best Long/Short Hedge Fund globally: Sprott Offshore Fund Ltd. selected

April 2008, Barron’s World’s 75 Best Hedge Funds: Sprott Offshore Fund Ltd. and Sprott Opportunities Hedge Fund LP selected

November 2008, Absolute Return Awards: Nominated for Management Firm of the Year and Top U.S. Equity Fund for Sprott Hedge Fund LP

December 2007, Eric Sprott named Fund Manager of the Year by Investment Executive, a widely circulated publication for Canadian financial advisors.

October 2006, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards: Eric Sprott recipient of the Ernst& Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Financial Services) and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Ontario.

September 2006, MarHedge Annual Performance Award: Sprott Offshore Fund Ltd. winner under the Canada-Based Manager category.

December 2004, Canadian Investment Awards: Opportunistic Strategy Hedge Fund Awarded to the Sprott Hedge Fund L.P.

Our Companies

Sprott Asset Management LP (SAM) is the investment manager of the Sprott family of mutual funds, hedge funds and discretionary managed accounts. Sprott Asset Management offers a best-in-class investment team led by Eric Sprott, world renowned money manager. The firm manages diverse mandates united by the same goal: delivering outstanding returns to investors. For more information, please visit

Sprott Private Wealth LP provides customized wealth management to Canadian high-net worth investors, including entrepreneurs, professionals, family trusts, foundations and estates. For more information, please visit

Sprott Consulting LP provides active management services to independent public and private companies and partnerships to capitalize on unique business opportunities. The firm offers deep bench strength with a highly-talented and knowledgeable team of professionals who have extensive experience and a proven ability to design creative solutions that lead to market-beating value improvement. For more information, please visit

Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc. offers specialized brokerage and asset management services in the natural resources sectors.

Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., our full-service U.S. brokerage firm, specializes in natural resource investments in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Founded in 1993, the firm is led by Rick Rule, a leading authority in investing in global natural resource companies. More than just brokers, the team is comprised of geologists, mining engineers and investment professionals. For more information, please visit

Sprott Asset Management USA Inc., offers Managed Accounts that invest in precious metals and natural resources. For more information on our brokerage services, please visit

Sprott Money Ltd. is a leading precious metals dealer selling gold and silver coins and bars online. The company was founded in February 2008 and is privately owned by Eric Sprott. As one of Canada’s largest owners of gold and silver bullion, the company’s goal is to facilitate ownership of precious metals no matter how big or small the portfolio. For more information on Sprott Money Ltd., please visit
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