Dwight W. Anderson

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Dwight W. Anderson
Born Dwight W. Anderson
Alma mater Princeton University
UNC Kenan–Flagler Business School
Occupation Founder of Ospraie Management, LLC

Dwight W. Anderson is an American hedge fund manager and the founder of Ospraie Management, LLC, a commodities-focused asset management firm.[1][2]


Anderson received an MBA from the University of North Carolina in 1994 and an AB in History from Princeton University in 1989.[3][4] While at UNC, he received a graduate scholarship funded by Julian Robertson.[5] He is the recipient of the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Young Alumni Award (2000) and MBA Alumni Merit Award (2007).[6]


Following business school, Anderson worked at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan and then was recruited by Julian Robertson to join Tiger Management in October 1994 where he served as Managing Director responsible for the Basic Industries and Commodities Group.[5] Anderson is known as a “Tiger Cub,” a name given to alumni of Tiger Management who have since started their own funds.[2][7] In 1999, Anderson later joined Tudor Investment Corporation, where he served as Head of the Basic Industries Group.[8][2]

Later in 1999, Anderson launched Ospraie as an independent commodities hedge fund within Tudor Investment Corporation.[2] In 2004, he established Ospraie as an independent firm, with $1.2 billion in assets under management.[1] Ospraie invests in commodity markets and basic industries worldwide based on fundamental, bottom-up research, and at its peak, it managed assets totaling nearly $9 billion.[9]


Anderson is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Concord Resources Limited, a global commodities trading company.[5] He also serves on the Board of Trustees of NYU Langone Medical Center and UNC Kenan Flagler Business School.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Ospraie's Anderson Dives Into Commodities, Survives Swoon". Bloomberg Businessweek. 29 October 2007. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Executive Profile Dwight Walter Anderson". Bloomberg Businessweek. 16 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Anderson gift supports professorship in energy and environment". Princeton University. July 1, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Boards UNC Kenan-Flagler Board of Visitors". UNC Kenan–Flagler Business School. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c Burton, Katherine (2007). Hedge Hunters: Hedge Fund Masters on the Rewards, the Risk, and the Reckoning. John Wiley & Sons. p. 152. ISBN 9781576602454. 
  6. ^ a b "2007 UNC Kenan-Flagler Alumni Awards". UNC Kenan–Flagler Business School. Retrieved March 19, 2016. 
  7. ^ De Sousa, Agnieszka; Deaux, Joe (11 October 2015). "Ospraie Said to Back New Metals Firm Run by Ex-Noble Traders". Bloomberg Businessweek. 
  8. ^ "Dwight Anderson's Wild Ride". Bloomberg Markets. 29 October 2007. 
  9. ^ "INVESTOR PROFILE-Ospraie's Anderson lures back commod investors". Trade Intelligence. 25 March 2010. 
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