Beautiful Chinese Landscape


Team Members
John M. Mussey, CFA, Partner

John Mussey, Partner Jack Mussey founded Newport Pacific International Management (the predecessor to Newport Pacific Management) in 1978. He was President and Chief Investment Officer of Newport Pacific until 2000 when he was elected Chairman. He retired in May, 2002 to co-found Newport Asia LLC. A pioneer in Asian investing, Jack was instrumental in establishing the first SEC-registered mutual fund specializing in Asia (the GT Pacific Fund) and founded the first to specialize in Asia ex-Japan (the Newport Tiger Fund). In January 1996, Jack was awarded Morningstar's first International Manager of the Year award, citing the Tiger Fund "as a classic example of a product driven by investment principles". Prior to the formation of Newport Pacific, Jack was a Director of the GT Group in London and President of its U.S. subsidiary, GT Capital Management. He has been involved in the investment industry since 1965. Jack received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Redlands in California in 1963 and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley in 1965. He earned his CFA designation in 1971.