Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

City Financial boosts commodities team with triple hire

City Financial boosts commodities team with triple hire

City Financial has recruited three commodity experts to strengthen its Cumulus Energy fund.

Allan Perk has become a portfolio manager on the fund, joining from Geneva-based firm Louis Dreyfus where he was a trader. Gustavo Wolf has made the same move from the Swiss company to City Financial.

Richard Griffin has also been appointed as a senior adviser to the Cumulus fund. He was formerly a managing director in the commodities team at Morgan Stanley, where he had worked for 15 years.

Cumulus Energy is a discretionary commodity futures trading fund, with a focus on the European electricity and natural gas markets.

It was established by Peter Brewer, and in 2012 City Financial acquired his business PCE Investors.

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Play Potential US rate rise, cheap oil & the Europe opportunity

Potential US rate rise, cheap oil & the Europe opportunity

This week we analyse the implications of a possible rise in US interest rates, the impact of cheap oil and the European equity opportunity.  

Play Carmignac's Crowl: what QE could mean for Europe

Carmignac's Crowl: what QE could mean for Europe

The ECB is widely expected to finally fire its QE gun this week. Carmignac's Sandra Crowl discusses the implications for the eurozone.

Play Grexit worries, currency wars and a grizzly outlook for 2015?

Grexit worries, currency wars and a grizzly outlook for 2015?

The first Investment Pulse of the year looks at the potential impact of Greece leaving the euro, volatility in currency markets and the UK’s economic prospects.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: DIY investing is biggest threat to industry, says Whitechurch

Profile: DIY investing is biggest threat to industry, says Whitechurch

The industry is at risk of pushing potential investors down the DIY route unless it does more to make its services accessible says the Whitechurch Securities boss

Wealth Manager on Twitter