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Mesirow Financial Currency Management

Mesirow Financial Currency Management (MFCM) is a thought-leading currency management specialist delivering innovative, customised solutions to institutions globally, and is headquartered in Chicago.  Warakirri Asset Management is the exclusive representative of MFCM in Australia.

MFCM and Warakirri provide Australian superannuation funds and institutional investors with customised solutions to suit specific client needs, ranging from passive to active currency risk management.

Passive Management

Some of the key areas that Warakirri and MFCM can help clients with are:

  • Determining optimal hedging structures and exposures
  • Providing independent best price execution and transparency
  • Ensuring comprehensive risk management by setting settlement thresholds and hedge ratio trigger levels
  • Offering clients a strategic partnership and access to MFCM's collective knowledge of implementing currency management programs for some of the largest institutional clients in the world

Active Management

MFCM's active risk management process is designed to match a client's risk objectives by reducing volatility due to currency fluctuations, protecting against downside losses and capturing portfolio gains from currency strength.

  • Each active risk management mandate is designed to match the client's unique combination of currencies, benchmarks and risk objectives
  • Using MFCM's investment philosophy as a foundation, the dynamic nature of our investment process and an intense focus on risk management lend to MFCM's ability to provide stable and sustainable performance in numerous market environments

MFCM has managed institutional currency risk for 25 years and presently has approximately US$60 billion in currency mandates under management globally, including a large and growing client base in Australia.

Learn more

If you would like to learn more about Mesirow Financial Currency Management’s services, please contact investor relations on +61 3 8613 1111 or

Currency management publications

Please click here to view a complete list of Mesirow Financial Currency Management’s papers titled, Implementing Best Practice in Currency Hedging.