Wessex Natural Resource Fund - July 2008

The other co-founder and joint fund manager with Richard Dennis, is Tim Weir. He is an economist and launched his first resource fund in the early 1980s. Wier also managed one of the world’s biggest gold equity funds at Swiss Bank Corporation before setting up WAM.
The resources sector was also a natural expansion for WAM because it had the same structural characteristics identified by Chesterfield and Weir in Asian equities: an inefficient, poorly analysed asset class, normally used for

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