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UK-based $350m managed currency hedge fund C-View in international asset raising push

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update: C-View, the UK-based discretionary currency trading hedge fund manager, today announced that it has selected alternative assets marketing firm MCAM Group to raise capital for the C-View Currency Managed Account Program (CMAP) and for the C-View Emerging, Developing and Minor Currency Program internationally.

Established in December 1996, C-View currently manages over $350 million USD for a wide range of international institutional investors. The firm was set-up by former Bank of America Global Head of Foreign Exchange Paul Chappell. Since inception C-View’s core focus has been to provide consistent risk-adjusted returns through fundamental/macro-based discretionary currency management services to public and private pension funds, endowments and other financial institutions globally, via managed accounts and fund investments.

Since inception, the flagship C-View Currency Managed Account Program strategy has widely outperformed the Barclays Currency Index in 112 out of 127 rolling three-year periods and has as of March 2012 delivered an annualized AROR of 11.24%.

In October 2011, C-View and its flagship Currency Managed Account Program was selected as one of the two first managers for participation on Morgan Stanley’s new currency managed account platform FX Gateway. CMAP is also available for qualified investors through Deutsche Bank’s FX Select platform.

According to C-View’s Chief Operating Officer Peter Knowles, investors in the C-View Currency Managed Account Program (CMAP) have enjoyed a consistent record of outperformance primarily driven by a diversified and conservative approach with a strong focus on risk management.

“ Our core investment philosophy has helped the strategy to produce strong performance both through robust times and in periods of market crisis. C~View’s investment programmes deliver a base case alpha engine which has produced consistent returns for our investors and with low volatility.” said Knowles.  

“ There are substantive opportunities in currencies and increased investor interest in allocations to currency managers as a unique diversifier. We are delighted to be working with MCAM Group who will assist us in further developing our business ” stated C-View’s Founder and Chief Investment Officer Paul Chappell.

Lars Bjoergerd, Managing Director, MCAM Group commented, “C-View is widely considered as one of the most respected names in the discretionary managed currency space. Their decision to engage MCAM Group in driving C-View’s international investor expansion is a strong show of confidence in our ability to assist established, quality hedge fund managers in reaching their asset growth objectives and we look forward to a long-standing relationship with Paul and his team.”


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