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 (source: ASFA).
The Contango Group has an exclusive retail distribution arrangement to distribute global equities manager WCM Investment Management to the Australian Retail Market.
Contango distributes and promotes the WCM Quality Global Growth strategy, WCM International Small Cap Growth strategy and the WCM Global Long Short strategy.
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$114 billion (as at 31 March 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.
The Group also operates Switzer Asset Management (SAM) a wholly owned subsidiary that provides investment solutions for SMSF trustees, self-directed investors and financial advisers.
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.