They say: “co-founded GMO in 1977 and is a member of GMO’s Asset Allocation team, serving as the firm’s chief investment strategist. Prior to GMO’s founding, Mr. Grantham was co-founder of Batterymarch Financial Management in 1969 where he recommended commercial indexing in 1971, one of several claims to being first. He began his investment career as an economist with Royal Dutch Shell. He is a member of the GMO Board of Directors and has also served on the investment boards of several non-profit organizations. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Sheffield (U.K.) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.”
“GMO is a global investment management firm committed to providing sophisticated clients with superior asset management solutions and services. We offer a broad range of investment products, including equity and fixed income strategies across global developed and emerging markets, as well as absolute return strategies. Our client base includes endowments, pension funds, public funds, foundations and cultural institutions.
GMO is a private partnership that employs more than 550 people worldwide. Investment management is our only business. As of June 30, 2015, we managed $117 billion in client assets.
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To read GMO’s 2Q 2015 Letter, which contains Ben Inker’s “Price-Insensitive Sellers,” and Jeremy Grantham’s “Ten Quick Topics To Ruin Your Summer,” please click here.
“The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment was founded in 1997 by Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham. Jeremy is Co-Founder and Chief Strategist of GMO, LLC, an investment management firm. Jeremy and Hannelore are both actively involved in setting the strategic direction of the Foundation.
Jeremy’s Quarterly Letters are available at the GMO website. Registration is required, but free. Choose the “Library” tab on the top menu bar and choose “Jeremy Grantham’s Letters and Articles” on the left menu to see all letters dating back to 1999. Letters addressing environmental and/or resource limitation themes include the following:
“Resource Limitations 2: Separating the Dangerous from the Merely Serious, published 7/22/2011
“Time to Wake Up: Days of Abundant Resources and Falling Prices Are Over Forever,” published 4/25/2011
“Everything You Need to Know About Global Warming in 5 Minutes,” published in “Summer Essays,” 7/19/2010
“Running Out of Resources,” published as an addendum to “Boring Fair Price!” 7/25/2009
“Living Beyond Our Means: Entering the Age of Limitations,” published as an addendum to “Meltdown! The Global Competence Crisis,” 7/30/2008″