Cantillon surges in rocky market

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Cantillon Capital Management, led by William von Mueffling, is known for taking a longer-term view of the market, though the firm's remarkable April performance amid equity market declines is worth noting. While the S&P 500 declined 1.57%, Cantillon's three funds, which raised $2.6 billion last year, posted gains in the five percent range.

The Cantillon team has long employed a fundamental view of the markets, running a portfolio of between 240 and 270 names that the firm does not trade frequently. Indeed, chief executive officer Rupert Tyer notes that the portfolio is much the same as it was