Aventis Asset Management LLC Need help with terms? United States Type: Commodity Pool Operator (CPO)Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) Registrations: NFA ID: 0351214 Program Past 12 Months Sep YTD CAROR WDD AUM Min Inv Visits Aventis Diversified Commodity Fund (Barbarian Program) 4.18 6.07 6.44 -21.89 $ 53.0M $ 8,000k 21196 Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. The risk of loss in trading commodity futures, options, and foreign exchange ("forex") is substantial. CTA Introduction Aventis Asset Managmenet is a fundamental, discretionary CTA, specializing in managing assets for institutional and high net worth investors. Aventis is registered with the National Futures Association (NFA) as a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) and Commodity Pool Operator (CPO). Trading Philosophy: Knowledge of the commodity fundamentals is key. Aventis programs are managed with a strong understanding of the underlying supply and demand fundamentals, which are used to develop a market biases. The biases are used in conjunction with market technicals to build portfolio. All portfolios are managed with strict risk management guidelines by the Manager. Additionally, an independent dedicated Chief Risk Officer utilizes real time position and portfolio tracking to monitor and manage risk. Principal: Mr. Paul Kim is President and Founder of Aventis, and oversees all trading. He has been successfully trading commodity markets for outside investors since founding LaSalle Asset Management, a Commodity Trading Advisor and Commodity Pool Operator in 1999. Prior to 1999, Mr. Kim was an independent floor trader and broker at the CBOT from 1990 to 1998 where he focused on inter and intra market spreads. Before joining the CBOT, he was employed by Cargill Inc. as a grain trader in various capacities from 1982 to 1989. Mr. Kim received his B.A. in Economics and Biochemistry from Northwestern University in 1982.