Manager's Corner

By Walter Gallwas

In this month’s Manager’s Corner Update, we have AMPHI Capital Management, answer our “25 Questions Every Investor Should Ask”. Plus get the latest rankings from Barclay Hedge and sign up to receive our Managed Futures Kit.


AMPHI Capital Management, LLC is an asset management company focused on systematic global macro investing in equities, fixed income, commodities, and foreign exchange. The investment strategy employed by the Trading Advisor seeks to trade approximately 60 exchange traded futures markets in seven sectors around the world through systematic strategies that incorporate the principals’ decades of experience in targeting risk-adjusted performance in all market conditions.

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25 Questions Every Investor Should Ask     

1.) What is the name of the program/programs and who are the listed Principals?

Program: AMPHI Capital Fund
Principals: Timothy James Tanko, Mark S Rzepczynski, Perry Jay Kaufman.

AMPHI Capital Management is a new firm but the three founding partners have been engaged in managed futures and systematic investing for a long time. We decided to come together to form a new firm because we believe the opportunities in managed futures today may be greater than seen in years. As important, and while not immune to drawdowns, we have new models that are aimed at delivering consistent returns no matter the market environment while still providing an uncorrelated investment.

2.) Can you provide us with some details of your corporate background?

AMPHI Capital Management, LLC was incorporated in 2014. The firm is managed by its three founding members, who each have over 20 years of experience operating and managing businesses focused on the research and portfolio management of systematic trading strategies.
3.) Who are the Principals with trading authority?

Mark Rzepczynski and Tim Tanko are responsible for the day to day execution and monitoring of the trading programs.  Perry Kaufman and Mark Rzepczynski are responsible for the model output and overall portfolio management of the trading strategies.

4.) Can you provide details on the principal and/or managers’ education, career and trading background?
Mark Rzepczynski, PhD, Chief Investment Officer

Mark is a Founder and Chief Investment Officer at AMPHI Capital Management.  Prior to co-founding Amphi Capital Management, he was the CEO of the Fund Group at FourWinds Capital Management, where he oversaw alternative investments. Mark was also President and Chief Investment Officer at John W. Henry & Co., a well known Commodity Trading Advisor.  He is on the Advisory Board of the.... click here to view this complete questionnaire!

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