Welcome to ECU


ECU is an investment management firm specialising in currency management. ECU provides currency management services, including managed currency alpha programmes as well as active and passive currency overlay, multi-currency liability management and global macro advisory services to institutional investors, corporates, family offices and UHNW individuals. Michael Petley, who remains the firm's principal shareholder and Chief Investment Officer, founded ECU in 1988.

At the centre of our history of serving clients and a successful track record over the past 26 years are our people - a talented and committed team of successful industry professionals with long and deep market experience and expertise. We offer our clients a relationship built on trust, integrity, service and of course performance. ECU is wholly owned by the employees and a small group of selective private stakeholders, creating a true alignment of interests with those of our clients over the long term