Awards and Commendations

William Lawton and his investment company Seagate Global have received various awards and commendations over the years.  Below are select examples. 

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    Academic study includes Lawton's company, Seagate Global, in a select group of "star hedge funds" that demonstrated statistically meaningful ability to outperform markets. 

    Star Hedge Fund Manager
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    GAIM recognized Lawton's fund as the #1 Fixed Income fund in the world in 2004.

    World's #1 in Fixed Income
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    Barclay Hedge cites Lawton's company as one of the Top 10 Fixed Income Manager over a 3-year period.

    Top 10 Fixed Income Manager
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    Barclay Hedge cites Lawton's company as one of the Top 10 Emerging Market Managers over a 3-year period. 

    Top 10 Emerging Market Manager
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    Seagate was recognized at a GAIM conference.

    Seagate GAIM Conference
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    Lawton was the CIO for the fund that was an early investor in a company that produced the most successful IPO in China market history.

    Record Setting GoldWind IPO
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    Lawton helps create what is now recognized as one of China's top investment companies. 

    Lawton CIO in creating China's "Outstanding Investment Corporation"
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    Lawton is appointed as a Financial Advisor to Kunming and Yunnan Province.

    Lawton Appointed Advisor
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    Lawton was honored with a certificate of appreciation from Tsinghua University for his contributions to the school.

    Award from Tsinghua University
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    Lawton and his company, Seagate Global, are recognized for their performance and initiatives.

    Trophies awarded to Lawton and Seagate Global



Lawton on Markets (LoM) is a private blog site authored by William Lawton.  The goal of LoM is to help investors better harness the power of financial markets to increase returns and lower risk while making a positive contribution to society. There is no guarantee this goal will be met.  LoM is not part of  Seagate Global Advisors LLC, Seagate Global Wealth Management LLC, Seagate Global Capital Sdn Bhd, or any other member of the Seagate Global Group.  The opinions expressed are those of the author alone.  LoM does not provide investment advice, recommend securities or offer to buy or sell securities.  Any past investment performance cited is presented as supplemental  information only. Important investment performance footnotes are included in the source documents. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns.