Hedge Funds

VCM K2 flies high with macro

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Andrew Swaine, who has been running a successful discretionary macro strategy in a managed account format for several years, is one of the newest managers on the VCM Fund Management platform and has launched a new version of his strategy.

The VCM K2 Discretionary Macro Segregated Portfolio launched in August 2008. VCM FM, which spun out from Vantage Capital Markets in 2007 and was founded by Simon Clowes and Roderick Wurfbain, aims to build businesses alongside the managers on its platform - giving them operational support, seed capital and ongoing marketing.

The firm has a relationship with Robeco,