have a select number of high net worth individuals and institutions
for whom we manage custom-made portfolios on a global basis.
Investment Management Ltd has developed a proprietary system to
build portfolios that are inherently less volatile and less risky
than long-only portfolios, whose performance is directly linked
to a benchmark.
the inception of the firm, Axiom took the unusual view that we did
not have all the answers nor did we have a monopoly on all the good
ideas. Since our main task was to grow the assets of our clients
regardless of the performance of the markets, we adopted as an investment
policy the position that we should complement our asset allocation
and stock picking expertise with the efforts of some of the best
minds in the investment industry.
instituted, from the outset, a structured approach to portfolio
management whereby non-directional investments, which are by definition
less correlated to the major indices, would be included in all portfolios.
Our knowledge of the Fund industry, both from specific hedging
techniques to their interaction of a diversity of them in a portfolio,
allowed us to integrate them in a comprehensive portfolio management
results speak for themselves. In 2000 and 2001, all our clients
made money and our assets under management have grown.
of these clients sets its own risk/reward parameters, and
we design and implement strategies to achieve its goals. Clients
receive monthly Portfolio Valuations along with a comment
on what took place in their portfolio during the month and our
investment intentions for the coming month. AIML does not safekeep
any securities for clients.
client appoints a Custodian and at this time, most have selected EFG
Bank , a leading Swiss Bank.
believe this separation of duties and responsibilities affords our
clients the best protection since we, at Axiom, limit ourselves
to the actual management of the capital, and the custodian ensures
that the various broker/dealers with whom we trade on behalf of
our clients deliver the securities before the clients' funds are
released to settle the trade.
clients can withdraw money from their accounts. AIML does not control
those funds. All of the clients' assets are held offshore.