Passport Capital, LLC is a San Francisco based, global investment firm founded by John H. Burbank III in 2000.  Passport's investment process uses a combination of macroeconomic analyses to develop major themes and rigorous fundamental research on individual companies to create global portfolios.  The firm's investment team focuses on the following areas: Basic Materials, Consumer, Credit, Energy, Healthcare, Internet/Technology, and Middle East & North Africa (MENA).