Ernest Jaffarian is the CEO and co-CIO of Efficient Capital Management. In 1991, Ernest Jaffarian became convinced that every well-diversified portfolio should have exposure to managed futures. This conviction eventually led to his founding of Efficient Capital Management. Known as an innovator in the space, managed futures remains Ernest’s focus and passion.
“People are inappropriately short-term return driven and the mantra ‘buy low and sell high’, actually from an investor world works backward when there are big returns, people buy and when it goes through a difficult period people sell, but the reality is in the managed futures space, it's not a short-term asset, even though it's completely liquid and all our products have daily liquidity. But even though that's true, it's really a portfolio holding; a long-term asset. And in my view, a person should have exposure no matter when they get started.
But the absolute best time to get started is when the industry has been struggling.”
Mike Marcey, Managing Director, Strategic Development
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Efficient Capital was founded over 20 years ago for the express purpose of maximizing the unique benefits of managed futures for institutional investors. We are - and have always been - solely dedicated to managed futures.
Through a commitment to excellence, innovation, teamwork and rigorous research for two decades, Efficient has become a leading CTA multi-manager firm. In a world of generalists, Efficient continues to be a CTA specialist, focusing its people and skills on offering institutional investors access to CTA strategies that best fit their specific needs and mandate requirements.
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