Hedge Funds

Absolute returns without shorting, the Fleming family way


Joy Dunbar, editor of Absolute UCITS speaks with Julian Rogers-Coltman, chief executive Fleming Family & Partners Capital Management about absolute return investing, German investors and the firm’s UCITS funds.

Alternative shorting techniques are used by the absolute return UCITS funds run by multi-family office Fleming Family & Partners Capital Management.

Julian Rogers-Coltman, chief executive of FF&P CM, describes the UCITS funds that the firm manages as an absolute return approach without shorting.

The Dublin-domiciled UCITS funds are the FCM European Total Return Fund and FCM European Opportunities Fund and currently have about $308 million (€210 million) of assets under management.

Julian Rogers-Coltman from  Fleming Family & Partners

“It is not a long-only fund and it is not a traditional long/short fund,” says Rogers-Coltman. “The best month we