Past Investment Performance

The author of Lawton on Markets has a prize winning 30 year investment track record.


Lawton produced 25%+ average annual returns over 30 years with limited downside volatility (29 out of 30 years positive) at institutional asset management companies. (See the Lawton 30 Year Performance Study below.)

His record is fixed income centric, but he also demonstrated mastery of derivatives, mortgages, real estate, global investing, foreign exchange, private equity, convertibles and equities. 

(Please see the performance footnotes attached and below.  Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.)

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A comprehensive return on capital study on Lawton prepared for the Government of Malaysia.  

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Lawton's China PE fund produced one of the most successful IPO's ever in China.  

Top China IPO
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HFR selected Lawton and his fund to be part of the HFR Index for hedge funds.  

10 Year HFR Fund Performance
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Lawton's PE firm has taken 10 companies public and produced excellent returns. 

Private Equity Performance



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.