Our Past & Future

We’ve been honored to work with customers all over the world for more than a decade, and believe in adding value to those stories, not trumpeting our own. But in the spirit of letting you see where we’ve been to understand where we’re going, here’s our history:

1996 - 2002
The Beginning

Partners Bobby Schwartz and Jeff Malec cut their teeth in the famous Chicago trading pits, while Paul Rieger and Tammy Naughton lead separate manager and fund focused groups at Man Financial.


Attain Capital Management formed as a registered introducing broker (IB) with the CFTC

Managed Own CTA & Fund

Attain Portfolio Advisors launched, managing separate accounts and a fund as a registered CTA and CPO

Professional Execution Desk

Paul Rieger establishes an institutional execution desk for Hedge Funds, Insurance Companies, Mutual Funds and CTAs

The RCM Name

Reliance Capital Markets II (RCM) formed as a registered introducing broker (IB) with the CFTC

Out of the Ashes

Partner Paul Rieger’s group of 9 moves to RCM from the failing MF Global for more stability

Private Funds

APA launches 3rd party single manager funds

Thank You for Noticing

Best Introducing Broker award (CTA Intelligence Magazine)

Stronger Together

RCM acquires Attain Capital, Attain Portfolio Advisors, and Alternative Capital Advisors; instantly adding to firm talent level, research capabilities, and educational outreach.

Thanks Again

RCM Notches 3rd Straight Best Introducing Broker Award (CTA Intelligence Magazine)

Algo Focused RCM-X

RCM partners with Joe Signorelli and David Don to start execution algo focused RCM-X, hiring 8 quants and launching Strategy Studio.

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    We build great Managed Futures portfolios with clients looking to access the managed futures space in a meaningful way. That’s been our specialty for more than a decade, with our experienced team up to the challenge of finding unique managers to fit unique needs.