About CF Global
Our clients are asset managers, pension funds, and hedge funds across the globe with AUM ranging from $50m to $50 billion. CF works on behalf of many leading global investment managers operating Long Only, Long/Short, Global, Macro and Emerging Market strategies. Some clients want a fully outsourced solution, while others deploy a hybrid model with a central dealing desk partnering with CF Global in regions where they don't have live desks.
Scott Chace and Robert Fleming founded CF Global Trading in 2000 to offer outsourced trading services to startup funds. Scott ran Asian trading for Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management in New York and Robert headed up Sales Trading for ING Barings Hong Kong. Twenty years on, our client mix is more evenly spread between new funds and established asset managers. Some of our first customers are still with us today.
WHY FUNDS CONTACT CF GLOBAL
We are dedicated to a superior quality of service that truly differentiates us from our competitors.
Funds ask us to establish or extend live-hours global dealing — with no own operational cost or risk. Free up time for PM’s who trade to focus on the core investment process. Tap execution links to a wide range of global brokers and e-channels via one aggregate connection. Implement seamless, consistent trade and reconciliation workflow they don’t have to create or maintain in-house.
Funds leverage with CF Global the expertise of a dedicated global desk with no conflict of interest. Global, high-touch, experienced. Broad algorithm, MTF and dark pool access to actively source liquidity. A professional team with the tools and experience to improve client outcomes and reduce overall trading costs borne by the fund’s investors.
Funds ask: ‘Do we have the expertise in-house to create, implement, monitor and update our own best execution process that lets us evidence best execution to clients and regulators, consistently and over time? Partnership with CF Global answers that question, giving fund clients a high-level strategy and consistent process around trading and trade monitoring. Broker-neutral TCA in an active feedback loop. MiFID II RTS 28 and transaction reporting. Clear separation of payment for trading from payment for research.
Our asset management clients continue to deal with us based on trust built over many years. Data-driven analysis and transparency now underpin these long-term relationships. We are committed to true partnership – we get paid only when we trade, and our clients carry no fixed cost.