CFM is a systematic quantitative investment firm founded in 1991, focused on in-depth research, state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, and experienced risk management. CFM invests in applied scientific research and sophisticated information technology systems to extract value across global securities, futures, foreign exchange and options markets.
Research in the statistical properties of financial instruments and the development of systematic trading strategies are carried out at CFM by a team of Ph.D.’s, most of them physicists from renowned institutions, and a team of IT and data specialists.
This research work, combined with over two decades of market experience and investment in technology infrastructure, allows CFM to create original trading strategies and to adapt these further as markets continuously evolve. CFM's trading strategies can be characterized as systematic, girded by a tested risk control system.
CFM manages today a large set of quantitative strategies, trading a priori liquid instruments including futures, equities, bonds, options, and spot and forward FX.
CFM manages approximately $6.7 billion in leveraged equity ($5.4 billion in equity) of AuM with 246 employees (and 26 contractors) located in Paris (HQ), London, New York and Sydney as of 30 September 2020. CFM’s group entities are registered with the CFTC, the SEC, the AMF in France, and the UK FSA.