James has been instrumental in securing significant allocations for investment managers who offer unique performance drivers to investors.
In this newly-created role for ED&F Man Capital Markets, James will be responsible for the management of the Firm’s Capital Introductions process. His mission will be to help commodity trading advisers and foreign exchange focused investment managers around the globe to expand their networks, matching them with investor preferences and a variety of allocators such as fund of funds, endowments, insurance companies, single family offices and independent wealth managers.
This is in line with ED&F Man Capital Markets’ positioning at the heart of the capital markets ecosystem and its strategy to provide access to multiple exchanges and clearing houses across multiple jurisdictions, offering an unrivalled breadth of products and services: across futures and options, metals, fixed income, equities, energy and foreign exchange.
Christopher Smith, Founder and Global Chief Executive of ED&F Man Capital Markets, commented:
“James brings over 30 years of top tier experience, working with Hedge Funds and Commodity Trading Advisers around the globe. With his appointment, we are underlining our commitment to providing our clients with the highest standards of service. James’ expertise and ability to truly understand the needs of his clients are essential components in our Capital Introduction offering and we look forward to bringing the benefits of this experience to our clients.”
James Curley added:
“ED&F Man Capital Markets is one of the leading firms serving the Commodity Trading Advisor and Hedge Fund sectors. With over 12,000 clients representing over $4.2 billion in client assets on the Firm’s books, there exists significant opportunity to deliver value at scale. Against the backdrop of the pandemic, and the ongoing economic uncertainty and market volatility it entails, a robust Capital Introduction offering, designed to help navigate these choppy waters, is vital and offers significant benefits.”
About ED&F Man Capital Markets
ED&F Man Capital Markets is a global financial brokerage business and the financial services division of ED&F Man. For more information, please visit www.edfmancapital.com.