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Douglas Sperry Makepeace

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President

Local Address: New York, New York, United States
Sperry Fund Management LLC
 
Background

Employment History

  • Owner
    Sperry Fund Management LLC

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts degree
    Columbia University
14 Total References
Web References
Main page for Sperry Fund Management
www.sperryfund.com, 1 April 2011 [cached]
Biography for Douglas Sperry Makepeace
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Biography for Douglas Makepeace
Personal & Education: Douglas Sperry Makepeace was born in
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Professional: Mr. Makepeace's first real job was working as a salesman for IBM (UK) Ltd., the
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. In 1977, Mr. Makepeace joined Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc. as an account executive in New York City .He moved to Bear, Stearns & Co. in 1979. He worked for smaller brokerage houses from 1980 to 1983. From 1983 to 1986, he worked for a private money management and investment banking firm in New York City
Mr. Makepeace spent the next two years doing research on money managers and writing a 60-page book, A new way to choose money managers, for greater safety and higher returns. From 1988 to 2005, he worked primarily to search out, evaluate and recommend money managers with strong track records.
He is the President and owner of Sperry Fund Management LLC (SFM), a Delaware limited liability company, whose business was originally established as Mr. Makepeace's sole proprietorship in 1988.
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Also, Mr. Makepeace's original goal was to produce 15% to 20% in net returns, so that money would be attracted by performance alone. His funds of funds out-performed their competitors generally over the years, but fell short of 15%. He decided that this goal will not be achievable in the future. Thus, all four funds of funds ceased operations during 2006.
Capital Introductions
In 1991, Mr. Makepeace found a money manager with an outstanding record, but with no offshore fund. Mr. Makepeace organized a Bahamian fund, and brought the manager to other funds of funds and professional investors.
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Mr. Makepeace has continued to introduce outstanding managers to select investors. These managers have rewarded these investors with net gains well over $200 million.
Global macro investing
Mr. Makepeace has also managed a global macro fund since 1991, but never as a full-time effort.
Alternative Investment News – Your daily news source for hedge funds, private equity and other alternative investments
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Your search for 'Douglas Makepeace' yielded 4 records.
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... Henry is also very candid about his performance, explained Douglas Makepeace, president of fund of funds firm Sperry Fund Management, who was a JWH investor in ...
Illinois Firm Plans New CTA Fund
October 16, 2003
... The Sperry MJC Fund will have two share classes, said Douglas Makepeace, president of Sperry and a director of Andros. The first ...
Former Caxton Honcho Launches Fund
December 1, 2002
The fund, Sperry MS Fund, combines two of the strategies run by Sternberg's firm, Eagle Trading Systems, said Douglas Makepeace, a director of the fund who ...
Cap Intro Groups Seen Competing With Third Party Marketers
July 11, 2002
... Douglas Makepeace, a third party marketer and president of Sperry Fund Management Corporation, noted that he would look more favorably upon managers introduced ...
Douglas S. Makepeace
www.sperryfund.com, 15 Sept 2000 [cached]
Douglas Sperry Makepeace ("DSM") is the President of Sperry Fund Management Corporation ("SFMC") which was incorporated in April 1991 to continue the services that were provided by Track Record Investments, a New York-based investment advisory firm which he founded in 1986.
SFMC tracks more than 1,000 money managers and puts into practice Mr. Makepeace's belief that when you invest with money managers who have great track records, you will significantly improve your chances of investment success.
Prior to establishing SFMC, Mr. Makepeace was the general manager of Gloucester Capital Corporation, a private money management and investment banking firm.Mr. Makepeace formally began his career in the investment world in 1977 as an account executive with Merrill, Lynch.Between 1979 and 1983, he worked for other brokerage firms including Bear, Stearns.Mr.Makepeace received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University in 1969.
Articles about DSM:
MAR Hedge, March 1998 (PDF format, 151KB)
Futures, October 1995 (PDF format, 95 KB)
Other investors named as having lost ...
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Other investors named as having lost money to Eustace - in this Bloomberg story - include TAG Associates, a $4 billion New York-based family office, whose losses were not disclosed by principal Stanley Pantowich, and Douglas Makepeace's Sperry Fund Management, which had $22 million of its ±$500 million portfolio with Eustace.
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