John Hempton

John Hempton

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John Hempton is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Bronte Capital. Residing out of the time zone with most of Bronte's competitors, Hempton brings a fresh and unique view to the firm. He also blogs about the collapse of American subprime housing and the unfolding global financial crisis in 2008. His blog has a wide following and is reported to be read by the White House. Hempton has been featured by various financial news organizations for his role in short selling Valeant.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Hempton has been a financial market professional since 1999.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.