Charles Curtis

Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer, CZ Capital

Charles Curtis is a founding Partner and CEO of CZ Capital LLP, an alternative asset management company which specialises in equity market neutral investment. He has 35 years experience of investment management and 20 years experience of running long/short hedge funds.

Charles founded CZ Capital in November 2005 and launched the first CZ Fund in early 2006. This Fund followed the same strategy as the DB Equilibria UK Fund which Charles had been managing since launch in 2000.

Prior to founding CZ Capital, Charles was a Managing Director and senior portfolio manager at DB Absolute Return Strategies, London. He was responsible for the management of UK Performance Funds and Unit Trusts and was chairman of Deutsche Asset Management’s UK Investment Committee. 

Charles began his investment career at Mercury Asset Management. There he was responsible for managing UK specialist funds for clients with high performance mandates.

Charles holds a BA in English from Manchester College, Oxford.