How do advisers and their clients achieve true diversification? For CFM (Capital Fund Management), a global asset manager with more than US$11 billion in assets, part of the answer could be this: long term trend-following.
CFM has built a global asset management business offering investors alternative beta strategies designed to be liquid, diversifying and lower cost than some traditional alternative investments. "We see ourselves as industry disruptors," said Philippe Jordan, CFM International president, referring to its distinctive approach to investment options.
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