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Speaker Spotlight – Doug King

Doug King joined his partner Michael Coleman as co-owner shortly after Mike founded RCMA Asset Management in 2004. Based in Singapore and London, RCMA AM’s flagship product is the $200 million Merchant Commodity Fund which launched in June 2004 and grew steadily. Between 2007 and 2011 , the fund managed assets of over $1 billion (peaking at $2.7 billion). The fund has returned an average compounded return of approximately 15% per year since then with three losing years in twelve with a record near 60% performance in 2014. Doug, based in London, is the Chief Investment Officer.

Doug is also chairman and largest shareholder of the privately held RCMA Group, a physical commodity trading business comprising of eighteen offices and close to three hundred employees worldwide. The RCMA Group distributes rubber, white sugar, cotton, coffee, energy and synthetic rubber on a global basis turning over approximately $1.3 billion annually.

Before joining Mike in 2004, Doug was head of oil trading for Crown Resources, Switzerland and prior to that spent 10 years with Cargill joining them after graduating with a degree in Mathematical Engineering from Loughborough University, England.

We look forward to welcoming Doug to ICA Singapore, don’t miss his speech at 10:00, Thursday 12 October.

Haven’t booked tickets for the event yet? Don’t worry, there are still a few available.


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