Paul Saunders, Founder and Principal of James River Capital Corp currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of James River Capital corp and James River Financial Corp. It is no surprise that Paul Saunders founded such a company as James River Capital corp with his past experience in corporate finance departments, commodity departments, managing director, and President of an entire investment company. Paul performed these duties and held these commendable titles with well known companies such as A.G. Becker, Kidder, and KP Futures Management Corp. Along with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago (James River Capital Corp, 2018). Learn more: https://paulsaundersjrcc.wordpress.com/
James River Capital is well known for being a private company serving customers in the United States. James River Capital provides investment advisory services, commodity trading, investment management, advisory, and related services (James River Capital, 2018). The company is located in Richmond, Virginia and was founded in 1896. In 1995, Paul Saunders acquired the company. James River Capital has been successful in registering as an Investment Adviser with the SEC, as a Commodity Trading Advisor, and Commodity Pool Operator with the CFTC (James River Capital corp, 2018). This is definitely the corporation to seek out for all of your investment questions or needs.
Once Paul Saunders took over James River Capital Corp and became an independent investment firm it seems as the company has had much success. As mentioned on the James River Capital Corp website, “As of July 1, 2018, James River had over $570 Million under management in James River Products“. James River Capital Corp has a strong Investment Philosophy that is very clear and precise. This Investment Philosophy explains how James River has developed a robust manager selection and portfolio structuring process. James Rivers investment philosophy is a strong one believing that adding alternative investment exposure to a portfolio dominated by traditional investments through a well diversified multi-manager product usually improves overall risk-adjusted return. A Philosophy that seems to be working for James River Capital today and for the years ahead. The shown success of James River Capital clearly shows they stand by their investment philosophy and put their customers first.
We don’t really have to wonder why or how Paul Saunders or James River Capital Corp has come this far and been this successful. One important topic James Rivers mentions is a way to improve leadership styles. James Rivers wants their company and everyone in it to support your team and not lead them, encourage and welcome escalation, and to give their individual opinion because they believe that everyone’s opinion matters. This makes it no mystery why James Rivers has such a strong investment philosophy and successful business.