Contango Asset Management Limited (ASX:CGA) is an ASX listed fund manager with a marketing and distribution platform that partners with, and promotes, high quality fund managers to the self-directed and Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) channels of the $3.1 trillion* superannuation industry.
Our purpose is to provide investors with access to high-quality fund managers that will help them achieve their financial objectives.
The Contango Group has an exclusive retail distribution arrangement to distribute global equities manager WCM Investment Management in the Australian retail market.
WCM is a California-based investment management firm specialising in active global and emerging market equities. Founded in 1976, WCM is majority employee owned and manages A$130.6 billion (as at 30 June 2021) on behalf of institutional and retail investors around the world including Australia.
WCM’s investment process is based on the belief that corporate culture is the biggest influence on a company’s ability to grow its competitive advantage or ‘moat’. This process has resulted in WCM’s Quality Global Growth Equity Strategy Composite outperforming the MSCI World Index by an annualised 6.2% per annum over more than a decade (inception 31 March 2008).Contango distributes and promotes WCM’s large-cap, small-cap, and long-short strategies in Australia.
The Group also operates Switzer Asset Management (SAM) a wholly-owned subsidiary that provides investment solutions for self-directed investors and SMSF trustees.
SAM is the responsible entity of the Switzer Dividend Growth Fund (Quoted Managed Fund) (ASX:SWTZ) and the Switzer Higher Yield Fund (Managed Fund) which is managed by Chris Joye’s Coolabah Capital.